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Inspiration vs. Perspiration & Vice Versa

Apparently, Thomas Edison was the originator of the quote about genius; that it is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. The percentages allocated to each seem to change, depending on who’s quoting, and for what purpose. But the one thing that remains constant is that the percentage of time needed to make an inspiring idea a [...]

Rubbernecking the Phillies’ Season

I am not in the habit of writing about sports. In fact, this is the first time. But the Philadelphia Phillies current season has finally moved me to say a few things. Disappointing just does not seem to cover it. To go from being the best team in baseball last season to this year being [...]

Is Selling Art Selling Out?

Last week I attended a lyceum, hosted by White Pines Productions’ Elkins Estate home, entitled “Should Art Be Sold?” The first part was an exercise in which the attendees were given play money and were pitched for donations by three artists. Two of the artists’ pitches consisted strictly of their performance, of their work. The [...]