Wednesday, September 15, 2004 +

Bernard Van Dieren

Must one confess that the old problems remain lifelong companions? That as time has gone on they have only increased one's uncertainties?

An appalling swarm of nonentitous celebrities reminds us of fleeting time and of our own ignorance.... Who are those "unique talents" and "immortals" who kept the world enthralled?

Is there anything more overwhelming than the sudden sight of a perfect landscape seen in some small towns at the turn of an unpromising street?