Little Sister of Jesus, Marie Josephe Brin Long-serving religious sister dies in Alaska
The Little sisters have two communities in Alaska, one in Anchorage and the second in Nome.
By Matthew F. Smith, May 27, 2014 Profile: Little Sisters Leave Western Alaska
He has a particular gift for the aphorism. I plan to start my next scientific talk by quoting this one:
“You will reply that reality has not the slightest obligation to be interesting. I will reply in turn that reality may get along without that obligation, but hypotheses may not.”
And, more simply, and very much to the heart of someone who, in the company of his children, watches schools of flying fish exploding from the sapphire water all day long, each lonely fish held aloft on wings that look like nets of diamonds:
“In this world, beauty is so common.”