Archive for April, 2006

Yours Doesn’t Compare

Sunday, April 30th, 2006

Great Olmec stone head on view (and on loan for one year from Mexico) at the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco.

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Tech Transition

Sunday, April 30th, 2006

We experienced a gadget revolution recently at Chez Mindful Life. The huge clunker television, which Husband acquired prior to meeting me, blew a convergence IC or amp (or something technically complex that I don’t understand). Although he rarely purchases anything, he enjoys learning about the latest in high-end stereo and television components. This machine was […]

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Historical Resonance

Saturday, April 29th, 2006

I have begun to read a fascinating book, Lies My Teacher Told Me : Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong. I’m only in the first chapter, which examines the process of “heroification” of public figures. The book has photos and captions, one of which floored me. Since the book was published in 1995, long […]

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