Charles Clanton Rogers

Reflections based on poetry, music, visual art, book reviews, history of science, first-person history, philosophical essays and International Blogging

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  2016  from THE ROGERS POST “As Time Goes By” Rogers & Aukrust. [click this link to purchase] http://www.amazon.com/Soft-Jazz-Steven-Rogers-Aukrust/dp/B00C6Z97QA Your mother  [World] says: “You never write!” Start writing the World.  If you don’t have a blog, resolve to start one as a New Year’s resolution. (A year ago I understood 5% about blogging! The blogging …

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Every time we say goodbye, Steven Rogers and Lars Aukrust may be purchased by clicking Amazon link http://www.amazon.com/Soft-Jazz-Steven-Rogers-Aukrust/dp/B00C6Z97Q My Funny Valentine~Steven Rogers and Lars Aukrust, purchase by clicking the Amazon link   “It takes a village…”   Meghan, Steven, Liz, Evan, Jessica, Tammy, Eileen, and Charles Darwin and Einstein, brothers      Cleo   Oliver …

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  Literary Giants Review: William Faulkner      ” I decline to accept the end of man. It is easy enough to say that man is immortal because he will endure: that when the last ding-dong of doom has clanged and faded from the last worthless rock hanging tideless in the last red and dying evening, …

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INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2015/12/30   GUEST AUTHOR ~ Gloria Zachgo   I suppose it’s natural for me to write stories with Kansas settings. I grew up on a farm in Lincoln County KansasI  where I attended one of the last one-room schoolhouses  in the country. Although I was the only child in my grade for most …

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To find Truth, accept three ideas: “In order to be at peace with oneself and the world around them, an understanding of a Zen mind principles can be quite enlightening.” . … [In order to enter into to my World and to understand my mind, your point-of-view must assimilate these three ideas.] … “Master these …

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Originally posted on Laura Grace Weldon:
? ? ? ? ? ? ? Pay attention to the news and it’s nearly impossible to be optimistic.  Lives shattered by terrorism, poverty, conflict, and prejudice. The Earth herself endangered by greed and ignorance. It’s enough to stomp out hope altogether. Don’t let it. There’s no denying we have…

INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2015/12/27 Charlotte Zhou ~ Guest Author/Photographer/Chef Tales of Chinese Cooking RED PAPAYA PUNCH* … Sichuan Mouth Watering Chicken (kou shui ji) Sichuan Mouth Watering Chicken (kou shui ji). “Mouth-watering chicken” or Kou Shui Ji is a very popular cold appetizer dish in China. The dish is basically plain boiled chicken with an intense sauce full …

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“Lessons from my grandmother~Introduction” This essay first appeared as “Early Childhood Education- 1938 Version”, as a Guest Author, in NOVEMBER 5, 2015, LAURA GRACE WELDON: Free Range Learning lauragraceweldon.com/blog-2 childhood [“pre-school is the foundation of an educated citizenry” ..Rogers]   “Catch that bird!“ Don’t let that chicken get away, Charles!” … I was four years …

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In December, I am republishing my top ten posts of 2015; Writers and The  Butterfly ranked number two. [Tiger Swallowtail courtesy of Kathy Shogren] Our potential reader is inundated with shouting media, on large, flat screen televisions or giant cinema’s screen, in spectacular colors and high fidelity stereophonic sound. The protagonist is a Gregory Peck …

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A Trillion Dollars for Defense! When I served in the U S Navy, I was defending our nation’s green shoots! One school lunch= $1.70 One school lunch: $1.70 Act Of Kindness Ends With Firing “I handed her the food and said, ‘Here, we’ll take care of it in a minute,”‘ Bowden told the station. She then …

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Apple Computer ~ 1976   [I was 42 y/o]   In December, I am republishing my top ten posts of 2015. Today’s post was published in June 2015 and was  very well received. … One of the benefits of being a senior citizen is to have an appreciation;  a sense of astonishment. A recognition of …

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  INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING    2015/12/22   “Darwin”  2011-2015 “Darwin” 2011-2015  Our Felis catus tribe, part one. [added recording by Steven Rogers] … I don’t know if cats go to heaven when they die. … What I do know is that during the time that they live with us, that they have a soul like I do! …

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“Out of Nowhere” by the Kim Reynolds Quartet with Steve Rogers on Saxophone. Purchase this MP3 on Cdbaby.com (click on link) INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2015/12/21 GUEST ARTIST: Kathy Shogren- reprise From Kathy’s Gallery Tiger  Swallowtail     Bobcat Mother and Kitten                         Syrphid Impasto Style …

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Art is the most nearly true mirror of our culture and our heritage. One requires music and art to celebrate our culture and heritage. Art is our oldest recorded history; an unvarnished record of History, ccr INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING   – Supplement for Financial Support of The Music Education  I.B. MUSICAL EDUCATION SPECIAL EDITION This is dedicated to my personal musical …

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  Guest Artist- Kathy Shogren – USA  “A Nightingal Sang in Berkeley Square” by Steven Rogers and Lars Aukrust available for purchase at Amazon.com (Click) INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2015/12/19     From Kathy’s Gallery Making Kansas Proud           Salsify Blues                 African Daisy Gathering of …

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“Summertime- And the livin’ is easy Fish are jumpin, don’t you know my darling, I said a-right now And the cotton is high Like-a like-a like-a you’re daddy’s rich And your mommy’s good-lookin’, yeah So hush, pretty little baby, don’t you cry One of these, one of these, one of these mornings, darlin’ You’re gonna …

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INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2015/12/17   Christmas Guest,   Laura Grace Weldon One year it seemed we were having the worst Christmas ever. That autumn my husband had been in a car accident. His broken neck was healing, but it left him with severe migraines and what doctors thought might be a seizure disorder. Because he wasn’t medically …

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INTERNATIONAL  BLOGGING 2015/12/16 INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING – lemanshots – the animals butterfly and movement dark water       close up before the jump           My name is Josephine; I live in Munich, Germany. Photography and travelling have long been great passions of mine. In my work as a photographer I present what …

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[I composed this  for my friends who’s first language is something other-than-English. English-first-language speakers  are welcomed to “sing-along”.] Since I became a writer, [I put my hand on a rock, looked up to the Sky and “yowled”: “I am a Writer”(1) – is  there any other credentialing?] —Since I have declared myself to be a …

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INTERNATION BLOGGING   Russian music students   2015/12/12 Here are some more Russians:   This is a companion blogpost to “The Russians are Coming, The Russians are coming! click this link: http://therogerspost.com/2015/12/13/russians-coming/   More Russians photography by Alex Markovich             “I showed an interest in photography during my early years. My …

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