Happy Day of St. Patrick! Press play above the rainbow to hear “Off to California” by Micheál Shannon, Buddy Flanagan, and Kevin Griffin – which is a fitting tune as we’ll be off to California next week to take a private tour of the Eames Case Study House No. 8, and explore the culture of the LA coast. Look for this on Matter Observed in the near future!
And though antithetical to this very moment in time (you, on-line, absorbing even more information), we give you a few apropos quotes from one of our favorite authors of Irish blood:
“But we are living in a skeptical and, if I may use the phrase, a thought-tormented age; and sometimes I fear that this new generation, educated or hypereducated as it is, will lack those qualities of humanity, of hospitality, of kindly humor which belonged to an older day.”
“One by one they were all becoming shades. Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age.”
- James Joyce
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