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Naturalist Luther Burbank    Naturalist Luther Burbank
[1849 - Luther A. Burbank, naturalist, born in Lancaster, Massachusetts]

Painter Piet Mondrian   Piet Mondrian - Rectangles
[1872 - Pieter Cornelis (Piet) Mondrian, painter, born in Amersfoort, Netherlands]

Composer Maurice Ravel    Composer Maurice Ravel    Composer Maurice Ravel    Composer Maurice Ravel
[1875 - Maurice Ravel, composer, born in Ciboure, France]

Academy Award-winning Actress Anna Magnani    Academy Award-winning Actress Anna Magnani
[1908 - Anna Magnani, Academy Award-winning actress, born in Rome]

Davis Roberts    Actor Davis Roberts
[1917 - Davis Roberts, actor, born in Mobile, Alabama]

Actor James Broderick    Actor James Broderick
1927 - James (Joseph) Broderick, actor, born in Charlestown, New Hampshire]

Singer Townes Van Zandt    Poet Townes Van Zandt    Songwriter Townes Van Zandt
[1944 - (John) Townes Van Zandt, country-folk music singer, songwriter, poet, born in Fort Worth, Texas]

Selma march    Alabama police attack demonstrators
[1965 - About 525 demonstrators begin a 54 mile peaceful protest march from Selma, Alabama, to the State capitol in Montgomery, and are greeted with Southern Hospitality]

Director Stanley Kubrick
[1999 - Stanley Kubrick, filmmaker, dies
in England at age 70]


mobius strip of metal

The path to enlightenment lies along the single surface of a mobius strip. It is thus a road of finite length, but it has no beginning and no end. Have you noticed that when viewed from a certain perspective the mobius strip looks just like the mathematical symbol for infinity?

mobius strip - infinity image

Ants too may trudge along a path on the mobius strip, blindly following the one ahead and sensing the one behind.

mobius strip ants

Ants do not look up to see the stars. The stars do not care if anyone looks at them.

mobius strip reflection in water

He who knows others is wise; He who knows himself is enlightened.

Lao Tzu

William's Whimsical Words:

Those footprints ye occasionally stumble upon along thy path are probably thine own.

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