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Ben Franklin's bifocals Tuesday, June 21, 2005
Summer Solstice Summer

Constitution Preamble    New Hampshire - state flag
[1788 - The U.S. Constitution is ratified by New Hampshire, making it the law of the land]

Al Hirschfeld
[1903 - Al Hirschfeld, caricaturist, born in St. Louis, Missouri]

Philosopher Jean-Paul Satre    Philosopher Jean-Paul Satre
[1905 - Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher, writer, born in Paris]

With despair, true optimism begins: the optimism of the man who expects nothing, who knows he has no rights and nothing coming to him, who rejoices in counting on himself alone and in acting alone for the good of all.   Jean-Paul Sartre, A propos de l'existentialisme: Mise au Point (Action, 29 December 1944).

Judy Holliday Judy Holliday waves goodbye
[1921 - Judy Holliday (Tuvim), actress, born in New York City]

US Marines blast Okinawa cave
[1945 - Enemy resistance in Okinawa ends with Japanese surrender]

Mille Miglia    Mille Miglia
[1947 - The First postwar Mille Miglia begins in Brescia, Italy]

[1956 - Arthur Miller, playwright, defies House Committee on Un-American Activities, refuses to name suspected communists]

Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman FBI Missing Poster
[1964 - Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman, CORE civil rights workers, disappear in Neshoba County, Mississippi]

Out of Your Mind

Out of Body, Out of Mind.
Look down on one and into another.
If soul and body are separate,
Genius and insanity be joined at the hip.

out of mind

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be INSANE by those who could not hear the music.   Friedrich Nietzsche

William's Whimsical Words:

William has never had an out of body experience, but has definitely been out of his mind on occasion.

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