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Science Detectives Find Eden Where Adam and Eve Left It


 Ages before scientists traced the biblical Garden to the dark continent, Michelangelo painted “The Creation of Adam,” as if the first anatomically modern person were as pale as Pope Julius II, who paid for the job.

“The old master painter from the faraway hills
Painted the violets and the daffodills”

Haven Gillespie

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A poem with puns in praise of a lucky lamb in a pastoral picture, and words a good shepherd lives by


 A Lamb in Chic Clothing

Branded on a range not on a grill / Cooler in a pen than a pan

“It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them.” Tiberius

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“The only thing they can’t teach you at art school is art.” ―David Bailey


At the arts gymnasium of the Classical World, an Aristophanes ushers you up the steps to the highest stage, where some Ovid shoves you off.

“If you ever have a kid who doesn’t know what to do, stick him in art school. It’s amazing what evolves.”

Ridley Scott

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“It’s a wonderful metaphor, catching a wave, for how you can look at other challenges in your life.” ―Jeff Bridges


For a beach bum, playing beach ball, sand and water coincide.

“Hug the shore; let others try the deep.”

Virgil

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“Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.” ―Oprah Winfrey


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“I added the cuffs and the bow tie and collar – and the bunny was born.” ―Hugh Hefner


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“Journalism as theater is what TV news is.” ―Thomas Griffith


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“Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.” ―Albert Einstein


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“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal” ―Declaration of Independence


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“A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.” ―Stendhal


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