The power of Art

The power of Art

The power of an art erases all the ugliness of human mistakes and errors, and enhances the sublime value of beauty. the acme of value of art is reinforced by human talent and elegant performance of human activities. Right before the publishing of the Wealth of Nations...

Pursuit of a Trace of Rip Van Winkle

For the pursuit of a trace of an optimist farmer Rip Van Winkle in the Catskill Mountains: On March 11, 2023, a fine day after the snow storm, I decided to make a long trip along the State Route 17 ranging between the exit 96 through the exit 80, where is the most...

Valentine’s Day

2 월 첫주 40 인치 눈이 내리던 2년전 2월 14일과는 달리 2023 넌은 봄날씨를 방불케하는 발란타인날이 되는듯해 무척 기쁘다. 2넌전에는 독속에같힌 뭐처럼, 실눈처럼 사쁜사쁜 떨어지는 백설눈 응시하는 기쁨은 있었으나, 낭만을 구가하는 Valentine’s Day 축제날개는 피지도 못해 슬픈 날이었다. 금년 V day에 다시금 사랑을 불붙일려나보다. 기원후 270 년 부터 전설적으로 시행되어온 V Day는 로마의 농업의 신 Faunus 와 로마건국자 Romus 와...
Meeting with 김의환 뉴욕총영사

Meeting with 김의환 뉴욕총영사

BURGEONING CHINA’S STATE CAPITALISM (State Capitalsim 으로 춘추전국시대 꿈꾸는 중국) Oct 9, 2022 at the hill of Yang Han Jeong, Catskill Mtn.Professor Robert Heilbroner, my mentor at graduate school, in his famous book “The Worldly Philosophers” elucidated the inexorable world of...

Gloomy Eve of Christmas in 2022

On the Christmas Eve of the year 2022, snow, ice, subzero temperature hit large swaths of the United States. Winter blitz also left thousnads without power. High temperature in Orange County where I live is minus 10 F, while the lake of Michigan in Chicago, where I...

A Merry Christmas in 2022!

A Merry  Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of you ! We are celebrating our holidays in the threat of severe economic recession in 2023. A Christmas in 2022.It is the 50th Christmas holiday since I dwelled in America.The carol singing is same way wherever you go, the...

WINTER 2022

All mountains are  again covered with snow, the rains glazed the snow, and clothed the trees with ice. The shrill sound between pine trees echoed as snow falls from the wounded trees, in twinkling drops. The time is wild solitudes, yet beautiful as wild with the sound...

MY EULOGY FOR A POET HEO KEUM HAENG

Dear members of Korean American Foundation, and Korean War Veterans Assoc…. Chapter 202:I take this opportunity to express my sincere appreciation for your sharing the sadness for the loss of a poet Heo, a member of our foundation, on behalf of KWVA chapter 202,...