Items of INTEREST
I like to think I saw him a long time ago, walking alone in the Louvre. I was going to say something, but then thought, "What do you to say to Samuel Beckett?"
Which I'm sure he would have appreciated.
Charles Wilson Peale
I love museums and cabinets of curiosities. I'd love to see what Peale had behind that curtain.
This is Frank Buckles. He was the last surviving doughboy of WWI. I had the honor of interviewing him years ago. He died in 2011 at the age of 110.
David Hume is one of my favorite philosophers, in large part because he died well. James Boswell said, on his deathbed, Hume was "‘placid and even cheerful … talking of different matters with a tranquility of mind and a clearness of head which few men possess at any time.’"
We should all be so lucky.
Listen to Thelonious Monk's music. It will do you good.
Same for Miles Davis's music.
Adopt an animal. It will do both of you good.