Monthly Archives: October 2012

Community and tomatoes

One thing-to-do is speak your passions. I love gardening and often speak with the gardeners at work. Gardeners like other gardeners. That is a real community. Last Friday I discussed my plans for the weekend, including planting tomatoes. I was … Continue reading

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Bob and Roberta Smith: Why I’m making an art protest to Michael Gove | Art and design | guardian.co.uk

The Guardian is a newspaper/ news-site I check daily, particularly for the arts coverage. I have made this point before, in my view science and art are both central to our humanity and civilization. It is short sighted to cut: … Continue reading

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Small Stone 1

This blog is my way of speaking out loud the beauty I find in science and art and emphasizing the importance both of these in living sustainably; as much as we can, in our consumption based economy. To this end … Continue reading

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Nikon Small World photomicrography competition – in pictures | Art and design | guardian.co.uk

This set of photographs were taken to inform scientific studies and communicate information.  And they are stunningly beautiful.  Please enjoy. Nikon Small World photomicrography competition – in pictures | Art and design | guardian.co.uk.

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A Wedding

Yesterday my nephew married his sweetheart.  The wedding day was wonderful and I feel blessed taking part. This blog is about beauty and science, art and how we sustain the good in our lives.  Family, community and love are central … Continue reading

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This video was created by @Jason_Silva and shot… | We Speak For Earth

I am taken by this video and would like to encourage you see it.  Awe, magic and beauty are essential to our mental and physical well being; and to having a strong, clear, direct relationship with our physical world.  I … Continue reading

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75 Scientific Mysteries, Illustrated by Some of Today’s Hottest Artists | Brain Pickings

This book looks great.  The website is usefully thoughtful too. 75 Scientific Mysteries, Illustrated by Some of Today’s Hottest Artists | Brain Pickings.

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Writing Our Way Home blog: small stones

Writing Our Way Home blog: small stones. I am reading, “How to Write your way home”  and “A year in questions” both by Fiona Robyn.  The website link is to her website and her most powerful exercise, writing small stones. … Continue reading

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THE FEYNMAN SERIES part 1 – Beauty – YouTube

Richard Feynman describes his sense of beauty informed by science. I agree, knowledge adds to beauty.  I don’t understand how this would be otherwise.  In my view the link between science and beauty is clear and direct. I also think … Continue reading

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Neil deGrasse Tyson voiceover

Neil deGrasse was asked, “What is the most astounding fact”?  This is his answer.  I have known this reality for many years, particularly since teaching junior science class at high school.  We are star stuff – literally.  That is a … Continue reading

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