Monthly Archives: June 2016

God & Jesus


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Art and the Jade

Herbert James Draper (1864–1920) Paisley Art Institute Collection, held by Paisley Museum and Art Galleries

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Nancy Drew Tips:

How to protect your lamb from a wildcat from The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes 1964 It occurs to me this could also work as a cartoon with the wildcat labeled Trump and Nancy labeled the Scots…

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Since She Went Away, David Bell, New American Library, $16.99.

If you want a compelling reading experience, just pick up a David Bell book. Reading the first page can be like leaning over a suspense generating machine — the gears of the story will grab any loose time you have … Continue reading

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Apollo and Daphne

PELLEGRINI, Giovanni Antonio c. 1704 Fresco Villa Alessandri, Mira “Father, if your waters still hold charms to save your daughter, cover with green earth this body I wear too well,” and as she spoke a soaring drowsiness possessed her; growing … Continue reading

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“The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial” by Maggie Nelson, Graywolf, $16 and “Jane Doe January: My Twenty-Year Search For Truth and Justice” by Emily Winslow, Morrow, $29.99.

  I recently read two great true crime narratives, The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial by Maggie Nelson and Jane Doe January: My Twenty Year Search For  Truth and Justice by Emily Winslow, that started me thinking about the … Continue reading

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The Stairs

circa 1899 James Jebusa Shannon Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

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Fire and Ice

Photo of girl in white bathing suit standing atop blocks of ice supported by a sheet of “Tuf-flex” glass over a raging fire. from the Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company Records, The Ward M. Cannaday Center, University Libraries, Toledo, Ohio

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The Polk Penguin Conservation Center

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Terrestrial Object

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