Monthly Archives: August 2013

Back to School

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education. It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. – Albert Einstein Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion has no hold on the mind. Therefore do not use compulsion, … Continue reading

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imperial california

Originally posted on Míle Gaiscíoch:
Day 54.  Bobby died on day 66.  His last journal entry was 17 days after he began the first fatal hunger strike of that year on March 1, 1981. In case you haven’t been paying…

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A Troubled Walk Into the Forest – A review of the documentary Musicwood

By Frank Hopper One of the first things said in the documentary Musicwood is that for acoustical guitars the vibration of music comes from the wood. This hit me like a missile as I sat with about twenty other people … Continue reading

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Alaska Natives and Pilot Bread

Little known fact: if you want to know what Alaskan Natives look like you can either do a Google Image search for “Alaskan Natives” or, alternatively, do a Google Image search for “Sailor Boy Pilot Bread.” I’m having this profound … Continue reading

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A Tlingit On the Moon

By Frank Hopper Like almost everyone else in the world that day, on Sunday, July 20, 1969, I watched on TV as Neil Armstrong prepared to step onto the lunar surface. I could see my face reflected in the screen … Continue reading

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