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April 2007 – Page 3 – In Search of the Human Spirit

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Month: April 2007

Hidden Picasso Painting Comes to Light

Hidden Picasso Painting Comes to Light

San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art’s Chief Conservator, Will Shank, always beliebed there was another painting hidden under Pablo Picasso’s “Scene da Rue”. To the naked eye, some of the colors don’t match up. Also, some of the bushwork seems at odds with the final product. With modern technology they had a way to find out. First, they took high definition digital photographys of the painting. They colors showing through the cracks was transferred to a black and white radiograph….

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San Francisco Bans Plastic Bags

San Francisco Bans Plastic Bags

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are once again out of the gates before the rest of the nation. They’ve voted to ban petroleum based plastic bags in their city. These bags are a nuisance and they never breakdown so they sit in landfills for perpetuity. This laws means that stores grocery and drug stores must either find a plastic bag alternative or switch to paper. Paper bags and cardboard boxes may be an option as well as encouraging customers to…

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Don’t Complain!

Don’t Complain!

What would you say if I challenged you to stop complaining for 21 days? That’s exactly what Reverend Will Bowen of Christ Church Unity did! Reverend Bowen noticed that his congregation was beset with complaining. Parishioners critized each other, complained about church services, and whined about one thing or another. Bowen challenged them all to stop complaining for 21 days. He participated in the challenge himself. They had purple bracelets made to remind themselves of their pledge. Whenever they caught…

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