Sunday, May 28, 2017
In his op-ed piece, "Forgetting Why We Remember" by David Blight talks about "the surprising origins and true meaning of Memorial Day," and explains how black Charlestonians "created for themselves, and for us, the Independence Day of a Second American Revolution."
Forgetting Why We Remember can be read at http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/30/opinion/30blight.html
Saturday, May 27, 2017
on the mountain top
a world of activity
takes on a stillness
Image: Arkansas Landscape (1938) at The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
Artist: Everett Spruce (1908-2002)
Medium: Oil on Hardboard