DREAM OF THE HOLY ROOD, TRANSLATED BY ANTHONY ESOLEN

I am not a poetry lover but this might be my favorite poem of the few I do like. I just love it. As today is the Exaltation of the...

Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS

Exaltation of the Cross, Russian icon Some time ago I read Anthony Esolen's commentary in Magnificat about the elevation of the cross...

 
 
 

WELL SAID: TO LEARN WHO RULES OVER YOU

To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize. Kevin Strom Ouch! The ones who I'm not allowed to...

IT'S THE LITTLE THINGS THAT GIVE JOY

 
 
 
Colorful Bog

COLORFUL BOG

Colorful Bog , Remo Savisaar Another one from Remo Savisaar. I just couldn't resist this fairy land looking image. Click through on...

ISAAC ASIMOV AND ME

People who think they know everything area a great annoyance to those of us who do. Isaac Asimov Gee, I never realized Isaac Asimov...

 
 
 
Playful Red Fox Kit

PLAYFUL RED FOX KIT

Playful Red Fox Kit , Remo Savisaar

September 11: Still We Mourn

SEPTEMBER 11: STILL WE MOURN

The northeast face of Two World Trade Center after being struck by plane in the south face. Via Wikipedia It still hurts. I guess this...

 
 
 

WITH A WEEK BEFORE THE WORLD ENDS

Julie grabs everything from her shelf and runs. Scott spends the whole time looking for his license and registration. But before all...

St. Peter Claver's Memorial

ST. PETER CLAVER'S MEMORIAL

Peter Claver was born of a distinguished family in Catalonia, Spain. He became a Jesuit in 1604, and left for Colombia in 1610, dedicating...

 
 
 

IF THERE WERE ETHICAL BASICS THAT TRANSCENDED TIME AND PLACE, THEN THEY WERE TRUE BOTH FOR MARTIANS AND FOR MEN

“The show must go on.” I had always believed that and lived by it. But why must the show go on?-seeing that some shows are pretty terrible....

Chop Suey

CHOP SUEY

Edward Hopper, Chop Suey

 
 
 

HANNAH & ROSE DISCUSS THE 2001 CLASSIC LAGAAN

Hannah and Rose are your guides to this Oscar-nominated movie about a group of underdogs playing cricket with the Raj for high stakes....

Mother Teresa's Feast Day

MOTHER TERESA'S FEAST DAY

I grew up hearing now and then about Mother Teresa. She's now Saint Teresa of Kolkata (which I'll never be able to think of except...

 
 
 
The Water World of the Mother River

THE WATER WORLD OF THE MOTHER RIVER

Remo Savisaar, The Water World of the Mother River Be sure to click through to see this larger. It is simply stunning.

THE MINISTER'S LUNCH

The minister's bride set her luncheon casserole down with a flourish, and waited for grace. "It seems to me," murmured her husband,...

 
 
 
Hiroshige, 100 Famous Views of Edo

HIROSHIGE, 100 FAMOUS VIEWS OF EDO

I'm rereading this so I'm rerunning the review from when I first read the book in 2013. Hiroshige, 100 Views of Edo by Melanie Trede I...

TAKE SIDES!

Take sides! Always take sides! You will sometimes be wrong - but the man who refuses to take sides must always be wrong. Robert A....

 
 
 

MOM AND HURRICANE DORIAN

We've been planning to move my mother from her condo in Florida to live with us here in Dallas. The original plan was a leisurely three-month...

Dum Laga Ke Haisha

DUM LAGA KE HAISHA

This charming romantic comedy is a fascinating look at the pitfalls of arranged marriage. When Prem's parents arrange a marriage to...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

9/13/19

9/13/19

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Mixed Media Painting, Abstract Expressionism, Contemporary Art

Mixed Media Painting, Abstract Expressionism, Contemporary Art

This piece combines painting and collage. I find the interplay of the rich colors and shapes mesmerizing. 8"x8"x1.5" Mixed Media on Cradled Panel/Available $145 Read more ...

Encaustic Abstract Art, Mixed Media, Contemporary Painting, "DIEM" by Texas...

Encaustic Abstract Art, Mixed Media, Contemporary Painting, "DIEM" by Texas Contemporary Artist Sharon Whisnand

14"x11"x1.5" Encaustic on Cradled Board/Framed-Available $324 Read more ...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

11"x11" Mixed Media on Paper/Available $150 Read more ...

Mark Webster - Mask Cubed

Mark Webster - Mask Cubed

Mark Webster - Mask Cubed - Abstract Oil and Acrylic Painting. 8x10" Oil and Acrylic on Canvas. Check Availability MarkAdamWebster.com Read more ...

2086 Ruby Reflections

2086 Ruby Reflections

70 x 70 cm oil on canvas, available This is the largest still life I have ever painted and as a consequence I almost gave up on it! I have got some even larger canvases but I'm... Read more ...

"Field of Dreams" Palette Knife Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist...

"Field of Dreams" Palette Knife Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

"Field of Dreams" ©2019 Niki GulleyThree 48" x 36" canvases to form a 48" x 90" triptych textured oil painting on wrap around canvas Field of Dreams is inspired from the... Read more ...

Winners of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 Revealed

Winners of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 Revealed

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has revealed the winners of the prestigious Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 competition, and as always, the winning... Read more ...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

11"x11" Mixed Media on Paper/Available $150 Read more ...

9/12/19

9/12/19

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