Archive for the arts Tag

Finish Your Unfinished Business

“Untilled soil, however fertile it may be, will bear thistles and thorns; and so it is with man’s mind.” –St. Teresa of Avila “Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.” –John Updike The rain’s returned. Out the window, trees bend in submission. The maple seeds twirling in the wind
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On Quality and Excellence and What Does It Really Matter?

I think it’s about time for another of my old fashioned diatribes on high quality. It's been a while since I picked up the old saw, and I found this today on my local classical music station and couldn't wait to share it.    Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767) was a contemporary of Bach’s who has nearly disappeared for even classical
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