Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's
Eugene Ray 1970's. photo credit: Tom Davis

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

DIVERSITY IS FABULOUS / chairs to cities design / orient forest insight

+COMPREHENSIVE VISION+
>was always my strength in research & design<
>because as a >young boy in louisiana reading<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY+
+ / "BIG PICTURE" VISION)+
>was taught to me at age 4< and >i was able to<
>envision life from comprehensivist viewpoint<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+SYNCHRONICITY+
>was my friend as i heard buckminster fuller<
>lecture at a young age & my design vision<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+ENVIRONMENT DESIGN)+
>was made empathetic to environment design<
>by comprehensive perspective of our reality<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  
                            
+FRENCH DNA VISION+
>as i get older i appreciate ever more the<
>french history of our gruy family in the<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY /+
+BERNARD de CLAIRVAUX)+
>orient forest and >especially the design<
>orientation of bernard clairvaux's abbey<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 
+GOOGLE MY BLOGS REVEALS+
>(it took10 years research<
>to reveal gruy, ray links<
>bernard's >orient forest<
>tie w/ ancient >egypt-et)<
+AMAZING >EGYPT-ET< LINKS+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +MEROVINGIAN DNA+
>the dna of the >merovingian kings< like<
>dagobert was so >vital in europe that the<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / DAGOBERT DNA)+
>british >secret service< bought the proof<
>(gruy, cocteau, degaulle, plantard secret)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+COSMIC CONSCIOUSNESS+
>has been the >greatest asset of my life<
>& causes >revelations that save from a<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / UFO MOTHERSHIP)+
>nightmare of >political illness / ufo-et<
>research opens profound cosmic doors<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +EXTRATERRESTRIALS+
>reading the >research of richard dolan,<
>linda molten howe & timothy good< is<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / ET TECHNOLOGY)+
>essential to >understand the big picture<
>reality of ET history on our planet earth<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+PROTOTYPE DESIGN+
>the great >success< of our sdsu & lsu<
>design students in >competitions had<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / PROTOTYPE DESIGN)+
>reflection of my passion for advanced<
>tensile structure & biotronic radiance<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +RADIANT CONCEPTS+
>it was the >brilliant effort< of the child<
>prodigy patrick flanigan phd >(he was<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+> / PATRICK FLANIGAN)+
>in life magazine as a child) in his book<
>"pyramid power" that opened my eyes<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 
+LIGURIAN INSIGHT+
>it is exciting for >marianne and i< to<
>revisit our >bresse-savoy-gruy family<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / LIGURIAN LIGHT)+
>roots in french liguria where bonnard<
>cocteau, picasso, chagall >saw< light<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+TENSILE STRUCTURE+
>the >lamella structure of my lajolla home<
>the "silver ship? was lighter, stronger and<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+LAMELLA STRUCTURE)+
>more economical reflecting advanced ufo<
>technology of light weight bio prototypes<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+de BRESSE @ VILLENEUVE+
>the focal of our visit to villeneuve<
>sur mer shall be the >bresse-savoy<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>> / PRIORY de SION)+
>fortress & jean cocteau's st. pierre<
>chapel w/ its >sion priory symbols<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+MARIAN MY LOVE+
>my beloved wives have given me much<
>profound love that is so vital nourishing<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / MARIAN OLSEN RAY)+
>& important / marian of course was also<
>mother to our three magnificent children<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+MARIANNE MY LOVE+
>after marian died our >lajolla friend<
>marianne & i< were >married as we<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY /+
+MARIANNE CONWAY RAY)+
>found much comfort together in the<
>details of life< shared in many ways<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +BIOTRONIC ENERGY+
>as i look back on my >life in architecture<
>it is the evolution from color and light to<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / BIOTRONIC ENERGY)+
>biotronic energy focus< that is so vital in<
>revealing the future of advanced concepts<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +ALUMNI & FRIENDS+
>i am very >grateful< for your interest<
>in our nightly blogs & daily Facebook<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / BLOGS & FACEBOOK)+
>postings / i sense deeply your empathy<
>& take seriously our insight potentials<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+BERNARD de CLAIRVAUX+
>and leonardo da vinci >are in my view<
>the 2 most talented & ptofound people<
>i can discuss w/ you. it is true that my<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / VINCI & CLAIRVAUX)+
>family are >more important to my life<
>but >leonardo & bernard are also vital<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+GRATITUDE+
>to many of >you< who see me on<
>Facebook< where i am making an<
>extra effort / eugene ray architect<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+GRATITUDE to NEAL PENDLETON+
+and >GARY & CURTIS CLARK FOR+
>(complete w/ news articles<
>cards, >memorabilia notes)<
+RECENT  >KIND MESSAGES SENT+
>plus crop circle expert<
+COLIN ANDREWS on >FACEBOOK+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>last night i heard the clincher ref<
>the real trump / >he doesn't read<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+HIS LIBRARY HAS NO+
+REAL>VALUE BOOKS+
>(forget >philosophy<
>religion, >culture &<
>world affairs books)<
+just FICTION NOVELS+
+NOTHING PROFOUND+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>no wonder his world vision/<
>"bomb the hell out of them"<
>"build a wall"/ "them vs us"<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+GO FIGURE+ !
^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu






                                     



Monday, May 2, 2016

GRUY FRENCH COURT LINKS / st. simon at versailles palace

+DISCLAIMER+
>i write about our de gruy(ere) family history<
>at versailles reluctently / i abhor grown men<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY+
+ / VERSAILLES PALACE)+
>in wigs & high heels. /  but there are SOME<
>good factors of our people's versailles years<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+LOUISIANA, OUR ROOTS WAS+
+DEDICATED TO  >LOUIS XIV<+
>(google : eugene ray<
>>> / king louis xiv)<
+WHO OUR GRUY ANCESTORS+
+LINK as  MILITARY OFFICERS+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>just north of the >degruy chateau magny<
>fouchard in the >orient forest near troyes<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / DUKE de BRIENE)+
>was the briene military school. napoleon<
>bonaparte & our gruy people alma mater<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 

+OUR COL. VERLOIN de GRUY &+
+DUKE de ST. SIMON BOTH HAD+
>(general momtmorency, had<
>vendeuvre< chateau in next<
>town gruy magny fouchard)<
+APTs @ >VERSAILLES AS WELL+
+as FAMILY COUNTRY CHATEAU+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                      
 >the duke de saint simon is famed for his<
>accounts of court life at versailles during<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+> / DUKE de ST. SIMON)+
>louis xiv's reign / >his daughter married<
>into the degruy providing strong insights<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >LOUIS DE ROUVROY+
>the >duke de st. simon< had a powerful<
>position at versailles< on a regent kings<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+COUNTS de GRUYERE)+
>council / >several generations of degruy<
>crusade knights were at the french court<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +THE SIEGE de NAMUR+
>reminds us how >stupid mankind is in the<
>act of war / in the days of louis xiv, it was<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>  / de GRUY CHATEAU)+
>like sporting events />sadly, a military life<
>was the role of nobility (or the priesthood)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +MANSART'S DESIGN, VERSAILLES+
>on the positive side, the great french architect<
>mansart, left his imprint at versailles / in paris<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+> / HOTEL MANSART)+
>the hotel mansart was a wonderful experience<
>for marianne & i on beautiful place vendome<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +DUCHESS OF SAVOY / BURGUNDY+
>the >savoy & burgundy counts DNA is strong<
>in the french court w/ marie adelaide de savoy<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY +
+>>> / DUKE de SAVOY)+
>wedding the bourbon heir / counts de gruyere<
>de savoy was prominent at a >french wedding<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+VERSAILLES IN 1699+
>as a small boy, visiting the museum of<
>louisiana in new orleans i remember a<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+J.B. ANTOINE de GRUY)+
>stone carved w/ 1699 found in mobile<
>at the >site of the first< french fortress<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +LOUIS XIV & DOGE de GENOA+
>another link of our ancestors to versailles<
>was the admiral de bresse family at genoa<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / ADMIRAL de BRESSE)+
>& villefranche sur mer w/ templar history<
>(they built templar fortress and war ships)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +GARDENS OF FOUNTAINBLEAU+
>it was at the >french royal palace of francois I<
>at >fountainbleu< that our >counts de gruyere<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / LUIS ACOSTA, LSU)+
>were very close to the king / >synchronistic to<
>this was my lsu student luis acosta's education<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +PALAIS ROYALE / DUC d'ORLEANS+
>the brother of louis xiv built the palais royale<
>where marianne & i hosted friend francois de<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+FRANCOIS de BOURBON)+
>bourbon & violinist michelle morgand to dine<
>(they had >hosted us to a dinner at their home)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +MEUDON, LOUIS XV CHATEAU+
>de gruy pioneer immigrant ancestor jean<
>baptiste antoine valentin verloin de gruy<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY /+
+FRENCH KING LOUIS XV)+
>of the >french marine was the childhood<
>friend of french king louis xv @ meudon<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+ST. SIMON CHATEAU NEAR DREUX+
>in new orleans architect bob dreux was a link<
>to gruy french dna link to french royal tombs<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / DREUX-GRUY LINK)+
>at the >dreux chateau where st. simon family<
>chateau was neighbor / gruy dna strong here<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +DUCHESS OF BURGUNDY+
>burgundy originally was a >separate country<
>and the ray chateau was the oldest & largest<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>  / de RAY CHATEAU)+
>chateau and the original locus of the import<
>of the shroud of turin by the la roche de ray<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +REGENCY COUNCIL / ST. SIMON+
>the >st. simon family were close to the family<
>of french king louis xiv and were present for<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / DUKE de BURGUNDY)+
>the death of the king's duke of burgundy son<
>de gruy family were related< to this >history<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+LOUIS XIV AT FOUNTAINBLEAU+
>french king francois I became close to the<
>palace of fountaibleu< where he & the last<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / KING FRANCOIS I)+
>count of gruyere focused the artistic talent<
>that made  >fountainbleu an artistic center<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+THE KING'S WATER MACHINE+
>versailles palace gardens became a world<
>leader in landscape architecture, admired<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / JOHN RAY BOTANY)+
>by our british ancestor, john ray, founder<
>of british botany / >water machines vital<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+MARIANNE & I TOURED+
+VERSAILLES / >WE PAID+
>(personal guide rook us<
>to the head of long line)<
+EXTRA $ W/ A GROUP IN+
+A VAN / (WORTH IT ALL)+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>genetic memory causes a powerful<
>draw to this milieu for me / i know<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / GENETIC MEMORY)+
>others resent my passion about this<
>but >genetic memory has its values<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+MY >CALIFORNIA VILLA+
+DESIGN >REFLECTS OUR+
>(francois verloin de gruy<
>architect and physician)<
+FAMILY FRENCH MILIEU+
+NOLA GRUY ARCHITECT+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu










Saturday, April 30, 2016

GRATITUDE TO GRADS / yuman young (& betty), julie andrews (& simon)

+SYNCHRONICITY+
>was rampent >yesterday as i prepared for<
>the visit of four old friends from my days<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY /+
+ARCHITECT / PROFESSOR)+
 >as a professor. / yuman young & his wife<
>betty / julie andrews & her husband simon<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+MY LIBRARY & ARCHIVE+
>is on the first level of our house and i<
>went through many of my >drawings<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / DESIGN GRAPHICS)+
>& graphics to give a tour to our sdsu<
>alums while they were visiting m.&i<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+I ALSO LOOKED FOR  POSTERS+
>(i had >previously given< my<
>collection< of >san francisco<
>rock posters to m's son steve)<
+IN MY COLLECTION FOR GIFTS+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the archive side of my garage collections<
>has many of my architectural drawings &<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / COLLAGE GRAPHICS)+
>collage graphics still in my possession. / i<
>have already given SDSU / THNOC some<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >most of my architectural graphics have<
>a california origin / here we see a series<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+ PICTORS RESTAURANT)+
>of >studies for the original< silver ship<
>design plus pictor's restaurant graphics<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >some of the >architectural graphics have<
>a louisiana origin like >trailor apartment<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY+
+ / TRAYLOR APT. NOLA)+
>photographs in the foreground above. top<
>we see one of >two panels for aspen conf<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >i remember how much dave fobes liked<
>this collage of a >design i made, radiant<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / BIOTRONIC ENERGY)+
>biotronic energy "people wash" concept<
>for a gallery here in downtown san diego<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >here, on the right, >we see the plan for<
>a vertical >several level town house for<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+  / L.A. TOWN HOUSE)+
>los angeles >designed for a hollywood<
>motion picture set builder from holland<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the jazz workshop i designed & built<
>in new orleans was my parting gift to<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / JAZZ WORKSHOP)+
>my families city / this progendered the<
>"jazz fest"< that  >began the next year<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >here are two of my favorite designs<
>from the 70s / top, art & architecture<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / 1970s DESIGNS)+
>building for sw. la. univ. / bottom, is<
>a gas station to restaurant conversion<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >on the >opposite side< of my garage is<
>my main library. the source of much of<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+> / LIBRARY ARCHIVE)+
>the data sent to you like the french love<
>pavilions i included in a blog yesterday<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 >the most complete, detailed & radiant<
>large project of my california oeuvre is<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / IRAN LIBRARY)+
>this national library for iran / >model is<
>the work of mario lara, yoshi matsuhisa<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+BELOW : OUR DISTINGUISHED+
+ALUMS and SPOUSES ARRIVED+
>(marianne's social talents<
>are a radiant experience<
>i am very, very  grateful)<
+FOR a VERY SPECIAL REUNION+
+IT MEANT VERY MUCH TO ME!+ !
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +YUMAN, BETTY, & SIMON+
>yuman was, of course an impressive student<
>& now alum who multitasks as simon's long<
+(YUMAN IS >DESIGNING+
+HOMES & APARTMENTS)+
>time business partner / betty has her separate<
>successful careerr over a long period of time<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+SIMON ANDREWS+
>is one of san diego's most talented graphic<
>designers & building developers w/ yuman<
+(GRAPHIC DESIGNER &+
+MOUNTAIN CLIMBER)+
>simon is also a serious mountain climber w/<
>plans to >climb africa's mount kilimanjaro<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 +JULIE, & MARIANNE+
>marianne prepared a tomato avocado<
>onion salad to go with our >egg salad<
>on pumpernickel bread sandwiches /<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY /+
+MARIANNE CONWAY RAY)+
>judy's design career for the san diego<
>transport division< is very impressive<
>& i have seen her >excellent graphics<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +BETTY, ME, JULIE, YUMAN+
>yuman surprised me w/ a box he designed<
>& crafted w/ a >niels bohr, yin yang, eric<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / YUMAN YOUNG)+
>joisel origami theme containing a radiant<
>beautiful origami<  that  >yuman crafted<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+MY INTERNET BROADCAST+
+STUDIO IS IN OUR HOME / I+
>(google : eugene ray<
> / blog as art form)+
+HAVE PLACED A PHOTO OF+
+ITS "IMAC" on >FACEBOOK+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

>note : >linda molten howe last night<
>presented valuable data on the turin<
+(GOOGLE : LINDA MOULTON+
+HOWE / TURIN SHROUD)+
>shroud & i shall discuss this w/ her<
>at the >"contact in the desert" conf.<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu







Thursday, April 28, 2016

FRENCH PAVILION ESSENCE / 18th century architecture of love

+JEAN BAPTISTE ANTOINE VALENTIN+
+VERLOIN de GRUY /  >LORD DUMINI+
+FOUCHARD >(ECUYER de LA FOLIE)+
+(PAGE du ROI)+
^^^^^^^^^^^
>gruy first ancestor >to leave the versailles hall of mirrors<
>security for the >wilds of new orleans< rabid dog packs<
+(GOOGLE :>>>> EUGENE RAY /+
+VALENTIN VERLOIN de GRUY)+
>running through the streets at night< >looking for prey<
>as a young just commissioned officer of french marine<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+YOUNG VALENTINE VERLOIN de GRUY+
+LEFT VERSAILLES AFTER CHRISTMAS+
>(he was >preceded by relatives<
>w/ perry, dreux & dagobert dna)<
+1738 ARRIVING NEW ORLEANS 3 / 1739+
+HIS FATHER COLONEL FOR LOUIS 14th+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>legend in the degruy family suggests<
>young jean baptiste antoine >left the<
+(KING >LOUIS 15th WAS+
+A CHILDHOOD FRIEND)+
>versailles security because of a love<
>affair w/ a >lady of the kings family<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >saint simon (french court diarist) dna<
>entered the degruy family dna via the<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>> / SAINT SIMON)+
>sacrement of marriage / the pavilions<
>of love were scene of secret romance<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >tonight's blog is about the "pavilion's"<
>(small remote chateau) built primarily<
+(PAVILIONS  as >SMALL+
+CHATEAUX FOR LOVE)+
>for >romantic liaisons to be easily and<
>comfortably enjoyed in relative secrecy<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >french king louis 15th was a friend<
>of the young verloin degruy in their<
+CHATEAU de SUISNES+
>youth at versailles / louis 15th had a<
>reputation as the most romantic king<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +DESERT de RETZ+
>chinese pavilion ruin expresses<
>french fascination w/ the orient<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +DESERT de RETZ+
>temple of pab expressed french<
>fascination with greek romance<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+DESERT de RETZ RUINS+
>the >"desert de ritz" ruins in france<
>reflect a fascinating combination of<
+(PAVILIONS OF POETIC+
+FRENCH >ROMANCE)+
>poetic ruins w/ >romantic pavilions<
>in the >lyrical landscape< of france<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>"pavilion fran├žais" at versailles was built<
>for >french king louis xv< & madame de<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / KING LOUIS XV)+
>pompadour in >1750< just before young<
>verloin degruy was killed in indian wars<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +PAVILLON d'AURORE+
>was and still is celebrated for musical<
>entertainments in the >park of secaux<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / LA VALENCIA HOTEL)+
>reminds of >marianne and i >who met<
>listening to music at la valemcia hotel<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +CHATEAU de SUISNES+
>this >interesting details chateau pavilion was<
>once the home of famed admiral bougainville<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>> / LLOYD A. RAY)+
>synchronistically our uncle lloyd a. ray was a<
>army lawyer in w.w. 2  >on bougainville isle<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+JACKIE EVENCHO+
>as i was constructing this blog appeared<
>on television / >she is now 16 years old<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / FRENCH CHANSONS)+
>and sings >synchronistically very like a<
>french chanson singer low and romantic<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 
 +BAGATELLE / (BOIS de BOULOGNE)+
>built in 64 days by the count de artois the<
>brother in law of marie antoinette who is<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / MARIE ANTOINETTE)+
>rumored in the degruy family to have had<
>a love affair w/ the first degruy in the u. s.<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+DESERT de RETZ RUIN+
>this "folly"< is >considered the >french<
>most interesting< 18th century building<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY+
+ / FRENCH SURREALIST)+
>this >ruined column tower concept was<
>inspiration to french / italian surrealists<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+"LES PAVILLONS OF THE+
+EIGHTEENTH CENTURY"+
>written by jerboa zerbe & cyril connolly<
>is one of the most favorite books in my<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ FRENCH ROMANCE)+
>library and stresses the french devotion<
>to >eccentric pavilions devoted to love<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+MARIANNE & i >VERY GRATEFUL+
+FOR A VISIT YESTERDAY BY TWO+
>(yuman young & spouse betty/<
>julie andrews & spouse simon)<
+SDSU >MFA GRAD ALUMS< FROM+
+THE 1980s / BOTH GREAT TALENTS+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>please see my Facebook pg. for<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+YUMAN'S GIFT TO ME OF A+
+BOX WORK OF ART W/ REF.+
>(yuman's origami bird<
>is a >treasure< inside)<
+TO NIELS BOHR / E. JOISEL+
+(JOISEL IS ORIGAMI STAR)+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu