Monthly Archives: October 2015

Station Eleven

I hadn’t given much thought to the impact or aftermath of a pandemic until I read Station Eleven. In Station Eleven a virus, the “Georgia Flu,” kills the majority of the world’s population within a few days. There’s no explanation, … Continue reading

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Boys in the Boat

I’m probably the last person in Seattle to read this book.  Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown is a remarkable story of nine young men from the University of Washington who overcame all odds to win the 1936 … Continue reading

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Intimate Impressionism

Having recently posted a blog on The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough, it seems appropriate to highlight the Seattle Art Museum’s Intimate Impressionism, a stunning exhibition of French Impressionist art.  On display are masterpieces by Renoir, Monet, Manet, Morisot, Degas and … Continue reading

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