Category Archives: Italy

Word Cloud: NONSENSE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD If we look behind the mask of Comedy, we will find the face of Tragedy. Laughter may be humanity’s greatest survival skill, a potent weapon against despair and the Unfairness of Life. Today, people in “industrialized … Continue reading

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TCS: LAST NOTES – Bugles for the Fallen

Good Morning! ________________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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There will be a Trumpian war, but will it win its Berlusconi time slot

By ann summers Truck Nutz Nation will get its war, what becomes important is that while there will be protest, resistance (and enlistment), and ultimately destruction and death regardless of outrage, the consequences and aftermath must be anticipated. After all, … Continue reading

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Water in Summer: THE FOUNTAINS OF ROME

On a hot summer day, the sound of water is so cooling. Happy 137th Birthday to Ottorino Respighi, born this day, July 9th, 1879, in Bologna, Italy. Here is Eugene Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra playing Respighi’s The Fountains of Rome. ROMAN … Continue reading

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Why yes, that is an equation in my pocket, and no, I’m not happy to sit next to you!

  By ann summers Use a differential equation, get profiled… Pasta sauce is called “gravy” in South Philly but if you look too “foreign” and know some math, you could get in trouble. Gonna be a tough time at the … Continue reading

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TrusTED as Antichrist…or does it Anti-Matter

By ann summers detail…SIGNORELLI, Luca; Sermon and Deeds of the Antichrist, Fresco Chapel of San Brizio, Duomo, Orvieto 1499-1502 And in the midst of all the chaos we see the Antichrist, pausing in the middle of a sermon to hear what … Continue reading

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