The Re-Enchantment Of The World

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Canoe Rack Card.cdrThe Wye Marsh is hosting an exhibit from The Canadian Canoe Museum in April. Details to follow (tx, sh).

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green!question markOriginally they were “De Danann”. But in 1985, they changed from “De Danann” [1n, 2n’s] to “De Dannan” [2n’s, 1n] for reasons that have never been made clear. Making things murkier, since 2010 there have been two groups–De Danann and De Dannan. The Midland Cultural Centre website says “DeDanann” (Irish supergroup)–Wed, 9 Mar, 8-10pm. Either way, whoever shows up, wear green!

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great lakes‘An evening of dialogue, idea exchange, and creativity…. Ideas generated will inform Canada’s efforts to engage the public on Great Lakes issues … [and] the upcoming Great Lakes Public Forum (www.binational.net), hosted by the governments of Canada and the United States to:

  • Enable citizens to learn more about work to restore Great Lakes water quality
  • Find out about how the Great Lakes are doing
  • Provide input into the International Joint Commission
  • Celebrate our Great Lakes’

North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre, Wed, 9 Mar, 7-9pm. Opening remarks by Gord McKay, Mayor of Midland. Pre-registration required.

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wes montgomeryJazz24.org’s top one hundred tracks.

#85. Wes Montgomery (1923-1968), Bumpin’ (On Sunset).

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The spirit of John Lennon (1940-1980) lives on.

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stephen marley foto 1last week i played the original by bob marley (1945-1981). this week, playing for change’s version, featuring marley’s son stephen (1963).

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bach2enjoying this bach stream–right now listening to the gigue.

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By Desconocido (123 People) [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsJS Bach (1685-1750) arr. Busoni (1866-1924), Chaconne in D minor.

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Emily Remler at Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society, Half Moon Bay CA 1984

Emily Remler (1957-1990), Tenor Madness.

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First-Play-Live-Basia_0304074450831_16x9_620x350Basia Bulat (1984)–live, Good Advice.

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Paul Desmond And Jim HallPaul Desmond (1924-1977) And Jim Hall (1930-2013), The Night Has A Thousand Eyes.

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Monday, 2016 February 29

Rukmini Devi‘Animals cannot speak, but can you and I not speak for them and represent them? Let us all feel their silent cry of agony and let us all help that cry to be heard in the world.’ —Rukmini Devi Arundale, dancer and choreographer (1904-1986).

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grounded coffee dog and cat cupcakeswatched jimmy’s food price hike (corn/eggs/coffee) and ate a special cupcake in support of the local spca, baked by grounded coffee.

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Tuesday, 2016 March 1

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watched The Rick Mercer Report, 22 Minutes, and Rise Of The Continents (Africa).

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Yellowstosteamboat geyserne became the USA’s first national park on this date in 1872. It ‘covers nearly 3,500 square miles, and is home to one of the world’s 30 active super volcanoes. The volcano lies underneath Yellowstone Lake, and it’s responsible for some of the more dramatic of the park’s features, including hot springs, mud pots, and the famous Old Faithful and Steamboat Geysers.’

Wednesday, 2016 March 2

Yellowstone in winterreading about yellowstone. it snowed–a lot–the month is going out with a roar.

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berthe-morisot-self-portraitBerthe Morisot (French, 1841–1895, self-portrait) ‘was described by Gustave Geffroy in 1894 as one of “les trois grandes dames” of Impressionism alongside Marie Bracquemond [1840-1916] and Mary Cassatt [1844-1926].’ She married Edouard Manet’s (1832-1883) brother, fellow painter Eugène (1833-1892–below, looking out the window).
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Berthe_Morisot_001Morisot_Lady_at_her_ToiletteBerthe_Morisot_-Eugène Manet on the Isle of Wight

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Thursday, 2016 March 3

winterreading about svg animation. susan braved the late winter weather and went to a mcg meeting. wes moved to the same building where he was born. watched the agenda (surviving the shark(<==really good), special education, and artificial intelligence).

Friday, 2016 March 4

mingan_02watched a park for all seasons (yoho and mingin).

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Saturday, 2016 March 5

glamour from katherinebarber.blogspot.ca‘Unlikely as it may seem, grammar and glamour have the same origin.’

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Canadian artist Alex Janvier was on hand for the unveiling of his restored artwork Morning Star in the Grand Hall of the Canadian Museum of History which had suffered some deterioration since it was originally painted in 1993. Assignment #118249 // Photo taken at 10:01 on September 16, 2014. (Wayne Cuddington/Ottawa Citizen)

susan went to toronto. worked on art. watched seeds of time until karen came over and brought ice cream. we shared, then shared some more.

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Sunday, 2016 March 6

the re-enchantment of the worldbruce brought coffee and a fresh scone from grounded coffee and a book–the re-enchantment of the world–about deep ecology. susan back.

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