February 4, 2018
Bird Brain

“BIRD BRAIN” – NO LONGER

  The following notes are based upon an article in the National Geographic.
January 12, 2018
Tattoo Man

TATTOO MAN

Jacobus van Dyne was on Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park in London in 1973 when my family strolled up to see and hear what this tattooed […]
November 17, 2017
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THREE STORIES I HEARD TODAY AT LUNCH

KATHARINE HEPBURN and DAVID EICHLER A LOVE STORY “Something happens to me when you’re around that I can’t easily explain,” wrote Eichler. You know I’ve been […]
November 13, 2017
Levinson Book Review

Mt. Airy architect constructs stunning novel about war

by Len Lear Joel Levinson, 78, grew up in Strawberry Mansion, dropped out of Central High School and went to Perkiomen Prep, where he blossomed and […]
October 27, 2017

Searching for DARK MATTER

  THE EXISTENCE OF DARK MATTER is a 20th century discovery. The first scientist to postulate the existence of Dark Matter was the little known Swedish […]
October 8, 2017
Cerchi Contentrici

A UNIVERSE OF INVISIBLE SPHERES

We are brought up to picture the universe as a vast expanse of empty space dotted by tiny isolated stars.  Later we learn of the Milky […]
September 3, 2017
The Sea In Which We Blindly Swim

THE SEA IN WHICH WE BLINDLY SWIM

Each of us human creatures is an ever-changing, incredibly complex organization of independent but necessarily integrated units of energy. We move about in a sea of, […]
July 24, 2017
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QUOTATIONS I LIVE BY

“As far as the laws of Mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to […]
March 21, 2017
Dreaming

Why Dreaming Is So Real

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November 26, 2016
Joel At Mlk Speech At Girard College 1968

IN THE CROWD – MLK SPEECH AT GIRARD COLLEGE 1965

In the summer of 1965 I worked for an architectural firm in Philadelphia (Vincent G. Kling) whose offices were on Corinthian Avenue.  After work one day, […]