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Zen and the Art of Procrastination

Tomorrow is the last day of June 2016, on which my car’s inspection sticker expires. Not to worry, there’s Zen in my procrastinating. I’m actually going to wait one more day until Friday, the 1st of July, to get the … Continue reading

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Today’s Tirade: Artistic License

Why not? There’s poetic license, a literary go-ahead to say anything in whatever way possible, even if structurally and idiomatically right or wrong. Artistic license, then, relates to the existential right to make a sundry piece of art, good, bad … Continue reading

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Prehistoric Archaeology: A Chronicle of Nice and a Bit of Art History

Terra Amata Côte d’Azur, the region surrounding Nice, France, is considered figuratively by historians as being a paleontological primordial soup, once containing the basic ingredients for the conception of prehistoric human ancestry; deemed to be among the first human-spawning grounds … Continue reading

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Basking at Beaubourg

Just ahead, the Pompidou Center stood out like a twentieth-century spaceship amongst the typical medieval architecture seen throughout the fourth arrondissement. Notre Dame Cathedral was in the neighborhood: the old church sported a twelfth-century Gothic design, yet it was completed … Continue reading

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