Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

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

Tuesday, June 11, 2013


        >i want to clarify a few points in regard to my<
           >nightly effort to produce emails of value<
                             +CASTLE DESIGN+          
          >like peaceful Lou Kahn i admire castles<
            >but abhor war and when i write about<
                 >my Gruyere ancestors i do not<
                   >approve their warlike ways<
            >five crusades in behalf of christianity   
               >may very well be a mistake and<
                  >i only treat it as history that<
                     >is always questionable<
                      +LEONARDO DA VINCI+
            >the Gruy (crane) family history with<
                 >Leonardo is more to my taste<
                   >but i wonder at the Starz ch.<
                  >focus on da vinci's daily life<

                       +TONIGHT'S PHOTOS+
               >war vs peace=give me peace<
                 (>even though history is full<
                      >of horrible slaughter<
                        >in behalf of virtue<) ?

      #1)         +GRUE=CRANE=GRUY=
            >a window in Gruyere Castle renders<
                        +TYPICAL BLAZON+
              >the Grue Crane in warlike mode<
                  ( footbal team crowd urgings )

       #2)         +GRUYERE FLOWERS+
             >i have taken both of my wives to<
                          +LAND OF MILK+
                              +& HONEY+
             >Gruyere a most peaceful locus< 
               (>even though Swiss pikemen<
                    >and guards were fierce<)

        #3)              +CLAIRVAUX+
           >libraries-printing presses-vinyards<
               >origins of the knights templars<
          >Saint Bernard's monastery near the<
               >de Gruy chateau in the Orient<
                  >Forest south of Troyes, Fr<
            >even peacful St Bernard was in<
                        +LIKE ST. LOUIS+
                 >favor of crusades efforts<

        #4)      +GENERAL deGAULLE+
         >(his country home near Clairvaux)<
          >was a man of peace famed for his<
              >wartime leadership of french<
              >to the likes of Nazi Panzers<
                (>tank warfare his talent<)

         #5)     +FRENCH CAR DESIGN+
          >was/is eccentric, unique, inventive<
               >with the Voisin, Citroen and<
             >presenting strong leadership<
                    >eugene ray / degruy<
       >a most eccentric, unique & inventive<
            >architect was linked to the 2CV<
                >design seen in top middle<
             +CORBU WAS ALSO FROM+
                     >grue/gruy country<
              +THE JURA, THE LAND OF+
                      +MILK & HONEY+

                gene ray, lajolla, california

              >eugene ray, mfa, architect<
               >professor emeritus, sdsu<

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