Monthly Archives: August 2012

PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER FOR LABOR DAY

Among my favorites works of art is one by Albrecht Durer. It is a gray and white brush drawing on blue-grounded paper, entitled the “Hands of the Apostle,” generally known as “The Praying Hands.”  It is one of the most … Continue reading

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PAIN AT THE PUMP AND AT THE DAIRY COUNTER

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the average price of a gallon of gas in the U.S. in July 2012 was $3.49. The average price of a gallon of milk was $3.42. I often feel bamboozled by the machinations … Continue reading

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THE INSIDE SCOOP ON THE OLYMPICS

How exciting the Olympics are! I wasn’t able to see the opening ceremony live but I did record it. And it was spectacular. I loved James Bond and the Queen skydiving into the arena. Yes, I know it wasn’t really … Continue reading

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