Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The Notre Dame cathedral fire is heartbreaking. Yes, it’s just a building. But it’s beautiful and historic, and any loss of historic beauty these days is especially sad. (Here is a photo of me up in the bell tower a zillion years ago.)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Re: Notre Dame

Between natural disasters, workplace accidents, and rabid terrorist (ISIS destroying ancient sites), will we have anything left that is tangible? Anything that connects us to our histories, roots?

I suppose we could adopt a Buddhist outlook: The impermanence of all things requires us to avoid attachments to people, places or things, but…?