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Quote of the Week

July 23 2021

If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle.
-Albrecht Durer

Modern Monuments No.2

June 18 2021

Presented here is our Modern Monument No. 2.

This is not an indictment of the current state of statues and monuments. We are only considering what the world may look like with more iconic sculptural imagery. Interpret the image as you will. This, our peace dove divided into 7 pieces gracing a position of importance and prominence.

Power to the People – uPdate

March 10 2021

We are happy to report updated information from the 2020 U.S. Energy Production Statistics.

It seems as though things are looking up.

Below are the statisticts from our previous report from 2016:

According to eia.gov here is a breakdown of  U.S. Energy production.*

  • Coal = 33%
  • Natural gas = 33%
  • Nuclear = 20%
  • Hydropower = 6%
  • Other renewables = 7%
    Biomass = 1.6%
    Geothermal = 0.4%
    Solar = 0.6%
    Wind = 4.7%
  • Petroleum = 1%
  • Other gases = <1%

*Above statistics for year 2016

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

Love, Peace & Happiness

December 4 2020

Love, Peace & Happiness has been a hopeful adage and pursuit for as long as we can remember. Many musicians have written and sung about this topic – The Isley Brothers, The Chambers Brothers, Orlando Julius. Look them up.

The accompanying depiction isn’t suggesting the sentiment is not nobel or worth pursuing. We believe it is. It’s just that most of the time, it seems that it doesn’t often work out too well.

Let’s keep on trying.