JULIE SPILLS HER MOGEN DAVID EXTRA HEAVY MALAGA WINE COOLER ON SCOTT'S WHITE RUG. WITH A GREAT EFFORT, SCOTT HOLDS HIS TEMPER. IT IS LENT, AFTER ALL

Scott Danielson and I discuss A New Leaf (1971), written and directed by Elaine May, in episode 251 of A Good Story is Hard to Find...

Moët Chandon Crémant Impérial poster

MOËT CHANDON CRÉMANT IMPÉRIAL POSTER

Moët Chandon Crémant Impérial poster, Alphonse Mucha via My Daily Art Display

 
 
 

WHEN A MURDERBOT AVOIDS EYE CONTACT

Just a heads-up, when a murderbot stands there looking to the left of your head to avoid eye contact, its probably not thinking about...

SIN MOST CLEARLY MANIFESTS DURING THE PASSION

It is precisely in the Passion, when the mercy of Christ is about to vanquish it, that sin most clearly manifests its violence and...

 
 
 
February

FEBRUARY

February , Très Riches Heures du duc de Berry Winter in a peasant village. The inhabitants of a farm are shown warming themselves by...

Flying Mink

FLYING MINK

Flying Mink , Remo Savisaar

 
 
 

PRAYERS DURING THIS COLD, COLD WEATHER

It's not news that in Texas... and here in Dallas, of course... we're suffering from extremely cold weather with temperatures way below...

Standard of Ur

STANDARD OF UR

Llustration above: Standard Of Ur. Sumerian commemorative mosaic, 2550 B.C. This is via Illustrated History, a fascinating site, where...

 
 
 
The Murderbot Diaries

THE MURDERBOT DIARIES

I could have become a mass murderer after I hacked my governor module, but then I realized I could access the combined feed of entertainment...

SCOTT SMILES WHEN HE SAYS THAT. JULIE REFUSES TO SAY THAT AT ALL

Saddle up for episode 250 of A Good Story is Hard to Find podcast where we discuss The Virginian by Owen Wister.

 
 
 
Avane Srimannarayana

AVANE SRIMANNARAYANA

In the pursuit of solving an ancient mystery of the small south Indian town of Amaravati, Narayana, a corrupt cop must battle the dangerous...

WHEN "LIGHT SINS" AREN'T SO LIGHT

While he is in the flesh, man cannot help but have at least some light sins. But do not despise these sins which we call "light": if...

 
 
 
Saint Josephine Bakhita - Sor Moretta or Madre Moretta

SAINT JOSEPHINE BAKHITA - SOR MORETTA OR MADRE MORETTA

“If I were to meet the slave-traders who kidnapped me and even those who tortured me, I would kneel and kiss their hands, for if that...

Dreams

DREAMS

Dreams , 1896, Vittorio Matteo Corcos

 
 
 

LIVING WELL WITH THE CARDINAL VIRTUES

To live well is nothing other than to love God with all one's heart, with all one's soul and with all one's efforts; from this it comes...

Red Squirrel

RED SQUIRREL

Red Squirrel , Remo Savisaar We've got plenty of squirrels but none with ears like those! Click through on the link to see this photo...

 
 
 

THE MORALITY OF THE PASSIONS

The passions are natural components of the human psyche; they form the passageway and ensure the connection between the life of the...

Metropolis - Nuts in a Good Way

METROPOLIS - NUTS IN A GOOD WAY

I watched this 1927 silent film as part of my 2021 Book and Movie Challenge. I knew it was really influential. I knew it was a big...

 
 
 
Psalm 8 - the Back Parts of God

PSALM 8 - THE BACK PARTS OF GOD

As you see the grace of the Savior extended everywhere, so many being saved, if you wish to raise your voice to the Lord, sing Psalm...

Meguro Drum Bridge and Sunset Hill

MEGURO DRUM BRIDGE AND SUNSET HILL

Hiroshige, Meguro Drum Bridge and Sunset Hill, 1857

 
 
 



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 ...

Gimme shelter, Joanna Piotrowska

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Immersive van Gogh Experiences Bloom Like Sunflowers

Touring shows that transform the walls and floors of a space into a kind of van Gogh dream world are popping up in cities across the United States. Read more ...

KOW House / Edouard Brunet Architecte

KOW House / Edouard Brunet Architecte

Brussels, Belgium Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Johnny Umans Area: 200.0 m2 Read more ...

Cactus, Still Life Painting, Fine Art For Sale, “Don't Stop Reaching” By...

Cactus, Still Life Painting, Fine Art For Sale, “Don't Stop Reaching” By Passionate Purposeful Painter Holly Hunter Berry

FRESH OFF THE EASEL "Don't Stop Reaching" seems an appropriate title for this painting. I've painted this scene before and I just love the idea that this cactus has survived so... Read more ...

Taylor Swift, BTS, Megan Thee Stallion Will Perform at the Grammys

The awards show next Sunday night will feature a mix of live and taped appearances shot in downtown Los Angeles. Read more ...

Amy Sherald Directs Her Breonna Taylor Painting Toward Justice

After painting a portrait of Taylor, whose killing by police helped galvanize national protests, the artist decided she wanted the work to live on in public. Read more ...

Mazanka Apartment / Makhno Studio

Mazanka Apartment / Makhno Studio

Kyiv, Ukraine Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Serhii Kadulin Area: 98.0 m2 Read more ...

The last winter, Maria Passer

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Patsy, Bhawani Das

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