We pursue science and innovation not only for their utility, but for the pleasure they give in their undertaking, if not unequivocally in their results. But these things alone do not make life worth living; what does make it worth living is better captured in our literature and poetry, our music, our dance, and our art.
Painting pictures, mostly (one hopes) pleasing–sometimes, perhaps, stirring–has been another source of pleasure for me. To see my paintings, check them out on Flicker. Meanwhile, here are a few examples:
— Sylvia Kraemer