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Language

“The limits of my language are the limits of my own world”

L. Wittgenstein

Wellness Wheel

 

This came my way from Tom Segal in Minneapolis. I love it! Hope you enjoy it too.

Wellness_WheelWelness

Dear Pete Seeger …

I think there are angels …

Hommage to Pete

Don’t even think about it …

 

Don't even think of parking here.
just a photo taken in New York … !

Happy Birthday, Moses Asch!


Smithsonian Folkways

Smithsonian Folkways

 

Happy Birthday, Moses Asch!Monday, December 2, 2013, would have been the 108th birthday of Folkways Records founder Moses “Moe” Asch (1905–1986). Folkways Records issued 2,168 albums in 39 years (an amazing average of one per week!).


A Quarter Century
of Smithsonian Folkways Playlist
Celebrate a quarter century of Smithsonian Folkways and listen to this year-by-year playlist — one song each from 1988 to 2013 — from the collection of more than 3,000 albums (and growing!).
Happy Birthday, Moses Asch!

Eleonore Roosevelt once said …

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

… Not any old dream … just the beautiful ones…

Comedy Central

Just in case, you weren’t aware of it, Comedy Central is fun!!!

The History of English … in English!

If you’re interested in the history and global use of English, here’s a very good source:

The History of English in English …

just a traffic sign in Paris …

I am sincerely proud to hold French nationality as well as American citizenship. But of course, having a French passport does not make you French.

Parisians are very smart. They can understand this traffic sign as they pass it while driving at the city speed limit of 50km/hour in their approach to the stoplight.  I wonder if it’s on the test for the good-for-a-lifetime “permis de conduire” (permission to drive)?

(at Denfert …)

((Laughing … at ourselves ???))

“Last night I dreamed in email …”


Last night I dreamed in e-mail

 

From the New Yorker. February 2013.