READING ALL THE IMMENSE ANNOTATED EDITIONS OF THE CLASSICS

Another gem from Edmund Crispin. In this case from The Case of the Gilded Fly. He had bought, and read, all the immense annotated editions...

White-Tailed Eagle

WHITE-TAILED EAGLE

White-Tailed Eagle , Remo Savisaar

 
 
 
Psalm 6 - Prayer for Healing

PSALM 6 - PRAYER FOR HEALING

When you feel the Lord's displeasure, if you see that you are troubled by this, you can say Psalm 6. Athanasius, On the Interpretation...

A Snowman Straight Out of Miyazaki

A SNOWMAN STRAIGHT OUT OF MIYAZAKI

I picked this up from J.R.'s Art Place where he says: A friend pointed out that this snowman looks like he stepped out of a Hayao Miyazaki...

 
 
 
A Movie You Might Have Missed 77 - My Neighbor Totoro

A MOVIE YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED 77 - MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO

Way back in 2004 I reviewed this film. That was before I had an entire series about movies you might have missed so I thought I'd be...

Still life with orange and plum

STILL LIFE WITH ORANGE AND PLUM

Robert Spear Dunning - Still life with orange and plum Right now citrus is at its height. I've been enjoying grapefruit which are my...

 
 
 

NONE BUT THE MOST BLINDLY CREDULOUS

From the disclaimer page of The Moving Toyshop by Edmund Crispin. NOTE None but the most blindly credulous will imagine the characters...

All Systems Red by Martha Wells

ALL SYSTEMS RED BY MARTHA WELLS

On a distant planet, a team of scientists are conducting surface tests, shadowed by their Company-supplied droid-a self-aware SecUnit...

 
 
 

THE REALITY OF TUNA CASSEROLE

I refuse to believe that trading recipes is silly. Tuna fish casserole is at least as real as corporate stock. Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

Stagecoach Mary

STAGECOACH MARY

Mary Fields : Freighter, cook, domestic worker, star route mail carrier, first African-American woman star route mail carrier in the...

 
 
 
The Ferry

THE FERRY

The Ferry , E. Phillips Fox I love the brightness of the women's gowns against the brown of the wharf and ferry.

RETURNING TO THE MUD

The French in another context call this "nostalgia for the mud." They mean a bourgeois romanticization of impoverishment. But I mean...

 
 
 
The Night of the 3rd Ult

THE NIGHT OF THE 3RD ULT

The Night of the 3D Ult.. First edition, first issue. Set in London, in a lower class boarding house, and concerns the doings of both...

THE FIRE OF HELL IS SIMPLY THE LIGHT OF GOD AS EXPERIENCED BY THOSE WHO REJECT IT

It has been well said by a great saint that the fire of Hell is simply the light of God as experienced by those who reject it; to those,...

 
 
 
Andy-cane

ANDY-CANE

The holidays are past and we regretfully give up our candy canes until next year. But we've got something even better - our Andy-cane!

Psalm 5 - The Holiness of God and the Power of Words

PSALM 5 - THE HOLINESS OF GOD AND THE POWER OF WORDS

When you see the evildoers planning to lie in wait for you, and you wish your prayer to be heard, get up at dawn and say Psalm 5. Athanasius,...

 
 
 
Waratah

WARATAH

"Waratah" by Lucien Henry, 1887. Waratah, a blossoming shrub, is a plant native to Australia. Via J.R.'s Art Place I never heard of...

I HAD HEARD THAT I WAS IN THE WRONG PLACE, AND MY SOUL SANG FOR JOY

The optimist's pleasure was prosaic, for it dwelt on the naturalness of everything; the Christian pleasure was poetic, for it dwelt...

 
 
 

JULIE AND SCOTT REMEMBER DOING THIS EPISODE WITH ONE OTHER PERSON, BUT HOW CAN THEY BE SURE?

Will Duquette joins them for Episode 248 of A Good Story is Hard to Find podcast. And he brought Tuyo by Rachel Neumeier with him so...

MEDITATION ON A PUDDING

Let us seriously reflect of what a pudding is composed. It is composed of flour that once waved in the golden grain, and drank the...

 
 
 



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 ...

Palette Knife Colorado Landscape Painting "Old Town" by Colorado...

Palette Knife Colorado Landscape Painting "Old Town" by Colorado Impressionist Judith Babcock

8x10 Oil on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Comparing the Sony a7R Camera Line's Different Shutter Sounds

Comparing the Sony a7R Camera Line's Different Shutter Sounds

The unique click of one camera's shutter can be fun to compare against one another. In a series of short videos posted by Map Camera , you can listen to the slightly different... Read more ...

The Urban Environment House / Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects

The Urban Environment House / Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects

Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects Location: Helsinki, Finland Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Marc Goodwin Photographs: Kuvatoimisto Kuvio Area: 40900.0 m2 Read more ...

Mixed Media Free Standing Sculpture, Abstract Art “Mother Earth“ by Santa Fe...

Mixed Media Free Standing Sculpture, Abstract Art “Mother Earth“ by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

Side A Side B These sculptures are three dimensional paintings that are free standing and have multiple images depending on the viewing angle. This round piece is a new... Read more ...

Great Northern Clubhouse & Hotel / E+N Arkitektur

Great Northern Clubhouse & Hotel / E+N Arkitektur

Kerteminde, Funen, Denmark Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Kirtsine Mengel Area: 5200.0 m2 Read more ...

Achter De Westhoeve. Doetinchem, The Netherlands

Achter De Westhoeve. Doetinchem, The Netherlands

Behind "De Westhoeve". Achter De Westhoeve. Doetinchem, The Netherlands. Oil on panel. 24 x 40 cm. Read more ...

Apple is Adding the SD Card Reader Back in Upcoming MacBook Pro: Report

Apple is Adding the SD Card Reader Back in Upcoming MacBook Pro: Report

Bloomberg's Mark Gurman is a well-respected journalist who has a very strong record when it comes to rumors, and his latest promises the return of a port that photographers... Read more ...

"Falling Water" by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

"Falling Water" by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

"Falling Water" ©2019 Niki GulleySOLD • 16" x 12” textured oil painting Just Sold! My husband and I both LOVE waterfalls, and we try to visit them whenever we can find them on... Read more ...

Canon's AI Camera Will Be Called PowerShot PICK: Report

Canon's AI Camera Will Be Called PowerShot PICK: Report

Just two days after the initial rumor that Canon's experimental AI camera was close to coming to market, a Japanese publication has reported that it will be officially revealed... Read more ...

Landscape Aspen Tree Fine Art Print "Spring in the Rockies" by Colorado...

Landscape Aspen Tree Fine Art Print "Spring in the Rockies" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

Fine Art Prints in Various Sizes and Substrates are Available HERE Read more ...