Bach And Berry

<sounds>’s top one hundred tracks.

#33. John Coltrane, Blue Train.

Chuck Berry (1926-2017), Maybelline.

And now for something completely different, though both were on Voyager 1’s disk. It’s Bach’s birthday.

Pat Metheny And Charlie Haden, Our Spanish Love Song.

Susanne Fuhr And Olga Konkova, Sommerregn (Gentle Rain).

Joshua Redman and James Carter, Straight No Chaser.

Snarky Puppy, Live.

Irish And Celtic Music.

Jerry Garcia And David Grisman, The Thrill Is Gone.

Monday, 2017 March 20

Hrotsvitha is seated at the The Dinner Party.

my latest art: The Flag.

watched catholicism: the pivotal players (st francis of assisi and michelangelo).

Tuesday, 2017 March 21

Tom Thomson.

Emily Carr.

Georgia O’Keeffe.

‘The Haida do not see themselves as ending at their skin or fingertips. Of course, they would still be around physically if the trees were all gone, but a part of what it is to be Haida would be gone.’ The Legacy, 70.

servicemaster here, starting on the livingroom ceiling. watched rmr, 22, and Down The Deep, Dark Web.

Wednesday, 2017 March 22–World Water Day

Amnesty International reports that ‘water defenders [like Lolita Chavez, pictured] in Guatemala and Honduras continue to experience harassment, death threats, and attacks for protecting clean water and other rights.’

watched the agenda (trump and the great lakes; down in the sewer; beyond world water day)

Thursday, 2017 March 23

The biophilia hypothesis suggests that there is an instinctive bond between human beings and other living systems. E O Wilson defines biophilia as “the urge to affiliate with other forms of life”.

mcg meeting. watched rococo.

Friday, 2017 March 24

To the four classic elements–earth, air, fire, water–David Suzuki adds three more: biodiversity (Bill Nye The Science Guy’s favourite word), love (possibly everyone’s favourite word), and spirit (see The Legacy–pp 79-83).

lost a close one in scrabble. coulda gone either way. now susan’s practising italian.

Saturday, 2017 March 25

‘The scattered disk [which orbits the Sun from about Neptune outwards–see the inset above] is the reservoir of short-period comets. The Oort cloud … is the hypothesized source of long-period ones.’ The inset’s caption reads, ‘The orange track represents a typical KBO [Kuiper Belt Object] orbit. Pluto’s orbit is represented by the yellow ring.’ Dark Matter And The Dinosaurs, 113.

susan went a seed saving event. watched the nature of things (fox tales), full steam ahead (episode three), and the dressmaker.

Sunday, 2017 March 26

‘My father was my great hero…. With his help, I wrote his obituary: Carr Kaoru Suzuki died peacefully. His ashes will be spread on the winds of Quadra Island [BC]… He said, “I will return to nature where I came from. I will be part of the fish, the trees, the birds–that’s my reincarnation.” ‘ The Legacy, 91-93

watched a park for all seasons (quetico) and the story of us (worlds collide).

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