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DC Metro area artist studio/gallery with fine abstract sculpture & paintings. If you need sculpture - email me.
DC Metro area artist studio/gallery with fine abstract sculpture & paintings. If you need sculpture - email me.

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Today is a sacred day in WV. It is voting day. A day to go out, lift the hood on democracy in WV, and tinker with the performance aspects to achieve a better running democracy.

Is your version of democracy running on all 8 cylinders? Can a little better performance be "juiced" out of voting for a specific candidate to make a better democracy?

Do your sacred duty today...right now... and vote.
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On December 1st, 1941, Pan Am flight 6039 set off from San Francisco, California, to Auckland, New Zealand. It followed a typical route for the day: SFO to LAX, LAX to Honolulu, Honolulu to Kiribati, Kiribati to Fiji, Fiji to New Caledonia, New Caledonia to Auckland, and prepared for its return journey.

Except that just as they departed New Caledonia for the way home, they received a radio message: PEARL HARBOUR ATTACKED. IMPLEMENT PLAN A.

"Plan A" would take them on an unprecedented route, returning home not via Honolulu, but via Australia, Indonesia (then the Dutch East Indies), Sri Lanka (then Ceylon), Pakistan (then British India), Bahrain, Sudan, the DRC (then simply the Congo), Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago, and finally, on January 6th, 1942, by radioing a very surprised tower operator at La Guardia airport, as the first passenger aircraft to ever circumnavigate the globe.

The story is simply amazing — and hair-raising, as it involved the seaplane doing a great many things that it was never, under any circumstances, intended to do.

(For those wondering: The precise outgoing route was SFO-LAX-HNL-CIS-SUV-NOU-AUK. On the way back, they flew from NOU to Gladstone, Queensland; Darwin, NT; a Dutch military base in Surabaya, Dutch East Indies (no IATA code that I can find); Trincomalee, Ceylon; Karachi, British India; Bahrain; Khartoum, Sudan; Leopoldville, Congo; Natal, Brazil; Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; and finally New York. (NOU-GLT-DRW-Surabaya-TRR-KHI-BAH-KRT-FIH-NAT-POS-LGA-holy crap)
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An extremely, extremely good possibility that two sculptures will be going to Leesburg, VA on lease.
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Interesting thought.
"Wormholes Could Cast Weird Shadows That Could Be Seen by Telescopes"

"Wormholes, or hypothetical tunnels through space-time that allow faster-than-light travel, could potentially leave dark, telltale imprints in the sky that might be seen with telescopes, a new study suggests."

https://www.livescience.com/62314-wormhole-shadows-detected-telescope.html
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Finally, got a ring and a date on the sculpture install. I will be permanently installing Coordinate Harmony in Urbana, IL 040418.

If any Ohio, Indiana, or Illinois people would like to see me while I am out there pm me (through website) by Sunday 040218. I can particularly work you in if the meeting place is along I-70 or I-74.

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Like this. reminiscient of Edward Hopper.
R. Kenton Nelson is an American painter and muralist from California.
Born: 1954, Pasadena, California, United States
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It is official, will be driving to deliver a sculpture to University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana in the last week of March. If you need to talk to me in-person about sculpture while I am on the road email me to set an appointment. Will be traveling predominantly on I-70 and I-74 from Martinsburg, WV to UI.

Oh and a picture of Coordinate Harmony the sculpture being installed.
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Gave up Instagram a while back. No engagement, just lookers never serious folks.
Instagram... I think I will retire from it. I don't really give a damn anymore. It has become such a "consumption" site... scrolling through kilometers and kilometers of ads, nonsensical movie clips and just stuff that I am not interested. The worst for me is the interaction - there is very little.
I just keep returning to G+ - for me, Google Plus is the gold standard for every social network out there. It's the best, and it cannot be topped.
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