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15 June 2016

Still life with Delft Vase and Cherries (+ what makes a good life?)


Still life with Delft Vase and Cherries (present moment)
3.5 x 4 inches, oil on linen on panel
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If you have some free time, take a look at What makes a good life? Lessons from the Longest Study on Happiness; there's a video and the article ends with a quote from Mark Twain. More than a century ago, he was looking back on his life, and he wrote this:

"There isn't time, so brief is life, for bickerings, apologies, heartburnings, callings to account. There is only time for loving, and but an instant, so to speak, for that."

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