A Shy Peasant \ Мужичок из робких, 1877
Ilya Repin \ Илья Е.Репин
oil, canvas, 65 x 54 cm
The State Art Museum, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia
On this day in 2008: Dr. Albert Hofmann died of a heart attack at his home in Basel, Switzerland; he was 102.
Today’s trip: a bicycle ride.
Today’s book club: LSD: MY PROBLEM CHILD
Today’s quote: “It gave me an inner joy, an open mindedness, a gratefulness, open eyes and an internal sensitivity for the miracles of creation. […] I think that in human evolution it has never been as necessary to have this substance LSD. It is just a tool to turn us into what we are supposed to be.” - Dr. Hofmann speaking at his 100th birthday