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Of Magic, Reality, and Equilibrium

A poem posted by The Little Old Lady Who on Friday got me thinking about illusion, magic and reality. Her poem on some level was about Christmas decorations and the differences between what they look like lit up (and inflated … Continue reading

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Dumbarton Oaks: Art and Beauty Around Every Corner

One of my greatest local pleasures is the garden of Dumbarton OaksĀ on R street in Georgetown. In all four seasons, it is so beautiful that it reminds me of a line in a letter Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote to Margaret … Continue reading

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