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PLC3PLC2PLC1Project Life Center in Woodside (38-02 61st St.) is hosting a mega-art event this Saturday evening Oct. 21, featuring 50 contemporary artists — most of whom apprenticed on buildings near you — exhibiting and selling their work in a one night not-to-be-missed affair.

Wine-ChinaFrom a wine list at a Manhattan hotel restaurant (amounts in $). Au Yun should be Ao Yun.

JimGordonPumaGallerySFPresident Trump’s relationship with the State of Israel (which drives his desire to undo the Iran Deal and may explain how he is still in the Picture – White House) is not unlike that of the ‘hapless’ actresses with Harvey Weinstein.

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NapaFiresStatus quo for the California wine industry has been shown in recent days to be unsustainable. But, hopefully Route #29 and the heart of Napa Valley can be saved from the enveloping flames — with their wines going on to be part of ennobled rather than debased living.

WoodsideMost scientists and theologians would agree that the dominant forces in the cosmos are moving to unfold and gather-up creation (“That all may be one”). Perhaps it can be said that Columbus was an instrument of Providence in the progress of humankind. As things expand they also come together. In the realm of human affairs progress has led to civilizations being born. For civilization to succeed (rather than devolving into nothingness) people need to participate in the common good and truth itself, which includes being grateful for one’s existence.

ComicCon2017Have Western values made the Eastern man better? How about Western man?

ChineseOxfordMovementKu Hung-Ming, The Story Of A Chinese Oxford Movement, 1910

Wine-Grignolino1The welterweight from Piedmont with plenty of punch. Grignolino wine is what the locals drink, and delighted foreigners in the know — when they can find it. We recommend theĀ Quercino Grignolino D’Asti, la Giribaldina, 2015.

StreetArt2017sHow often we feel the need to escape in order to find peace.

To be of the eternal now — to care about our soul, which is the only thing that really belongs to us — starts with having hearts open to mercy and forgiveness (of our neighbor). Then peace is ours.

DrawingNYPLBryant Park – September 29, 2017

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