Today we are going to Muse about storms and elections.  If this is your first visit, welcome to Musings. If you have been here before, welcome back. Over time we are going to talk about many things: the past, the present, perhaps the future, travel, art, society and more. Wherever my musing takes me. I hope you will come along with me.

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This has been a momentous couple of weeks.  Hurricane Sandy, the nor’easter and the election converged to alter our national landscape.  The effects will be long felt.

Hurricanes have brought destruction and devastation to our shores before, but not to this magnitude.  The rebuilding will take years.  The positive side is that this should provide a huge economic stimulus to the north-east.  It also gives us a window to rethink and to modernize our infrastructure.

After the flooding of Manhattan, it was noted that many of the electronic systems and much of the equipment that allows the city to function are below ground.  In the case of the subway, there were no barriers to prevent flooding and there were no pumps to remove water.  In the case of several hospitals, the backup generators were in the basement which flooded and made them inoperative.

Experts predict the frequency of such massive storms will increase. We have an opportunity to rebuild our communities better.  I hope we take it.

The election also tells us that the country is changing, or has changed.  This presents us with an opportunity to reconstruct the national social fabric for the better.  I hope we take it.

On a different note, I have just established a relationship with the Ellis-Nicholson Gallery ( in Charleston, South Carolina.  They are located at 1 1/2 Broad Street in the gallery district.  If you find yourself in Charleston, go visit them.  It is a nice gallery.

And, one more thing, I just picked up a new sculpture, Bucking Bronco, from the foundry.  I am pleased with it.  Take a look.Bucking Bronco

More to come

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About Thomas L. Tribby

Professional artist: painter, sculptor, print maker. Maintains a studio in West Palm Beach, Florida
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