Einstein, Fountains, and Lights

I am as enthralled with light as Einstein was, although I am not as brilliantly enlightened mentally as he was–ha!–I know I am stating the obvious here.  Einstein was smart enough to appreciate the science of light and yet sense there must be a spiritual quality locked within its nature as well. He recognized light…

haiku: treads on darkness

“Menorah” by Yoram Raanan consuming fire wrapped in light ignites cold candles and treads on darkness


These are the candles for our Sabbath meal last evening. They brightened our table and our eyes through the entire evening. Two candles burning against the night are symbolic of Sabbath rest and Jewish tradition.

Shifting Shadows

Look round and round upon this bare bleak plain, and see even here, upon a winter’s day, how beautiful the shadows are! Alas! it is the nature of their kind to be so. The loveliest things in life are but shadows; and they come and go, and change and fade away, as rapidly as these!…

Celebrating 1000 Hits on One Post!

  Today I am celebrating 1000 hits on one post! I started writing  my blog, Culture vs Content, last August. It is totally amazing to me that one particular post, written on September 20, 2007, has received a total of 1000 hits just today: Light as (is) Art. I kept noticing that it was getting quite a few hits…