Art and Artists

Plinky asked, “o you have a favorite work of art?” No, I don’t have a favorite work of art. My favorite artist is a young lady named Katie Armis­tead, and I could­n’t pos­si­bly choose just one of her works as a favorite. Oth­er than her work, I have sev­er­al favorite artists, from the well-known ones like […]

Whether…

Such a word that is, indica­tive of choic­es big and small. I’ve faced more change than choice in the past 30 days or so, thanks to a major rela­tion­ship change. But there have been choic­es, and there will be yet more choic­es in the future—choices that I will be mak­ing alone for the first time […]

What is the first thing you see when you walk in your house?

The NaBloPo­Mo prompt for today: What is the first thing you see when you walk in your house? Right now, the first thing any­body sees is Sam’s desk. No, that isn’t pre­cise­ly right. If you’re look­ing straight ahead at the wall, you see a col­lage by Katie, which is much lovelier.

September 2010 NaBloPoMo Theme: Art

I received the NaBloPo­Mo newslet­ter today and learned that this mon­th’s theme is Art. On the one hand, I thought, “I have noth­ing to say! I’m not an artist. Blah.” On the oth­er hand, I’m com­ing to real­ize that I must have order in my life or I start dying, bit by bit. “Ene­my of […]

TotD: Freya Stark on Beauty

From Perseus in the Wind by Freya Stark: If love­li­ness is so engaged, as I believe, in the skein of our uni­verse, it is sad that it should be lit­tle cared for in our schools. The whole of the indus­tri­al world pro­claims its unim­por­tance, and mil­lions and mil­lions of peo­ple spend their lives look­ing almost exclusively […]

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