Monthly Archives: April 2015

Unemployment, ie What I Did Not Write About : Prologue

I realize that before I start talking about my time being unemployed I have to talk about what I was doing before I was laid off. Back in August, I was hired to teach elementary at a charter school. It … Continue reading

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Fire Screen By the Herter Brothers

Another example of home decorative art at the Cleveland Museum of Art. It challenges the idea that art=painting. When I was a child, I lived in a house with a fireplace. I miss it. For me, a firescreen was a … Continue reading

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Films About Women 26

1 Elizabeth It was in this film that I first discovered Cate Blanchett. It was love at first sight, and that love has never waned. Cate plays the young Virgin Queen as she rises to power. Long before she established … Continue reading

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Unemployment, ie What I Did Not Write About

I read an article that someone posted on Facebook recently that talked about the evidence that writing helps people to recover emotionally from difficult experiences.  My mom learned the same thing in her psychology classes. I was struck by that … Continue reading

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Films About Women 25

1 Bend It Like Beckham I have to admit, I thought of this movie when I was a kid. I had an idea to make a film about a girl who was a great soccer player. (I also had the … Continue reading

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Bach – Easter Oratorio – Conductor John Gardiner

Originally posted on I Write The Music:
 * Johann Sebastian Bach Easter Oratorio, BWV 249 1 Sinfonia 2 Adagio 3 Aria. Kommt, eilet und laufet 4 Recitativo. O kalter Männer Sinn 5 Aria. Seele, deine Spezereien 6 Recitativo. Hier ist…

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Christ Triumphant over Sin and Death by Marten de Vos

I know nothing about the Flemish painters but I like them. They lack the drama and excitement of Caravaggio, but they have an earthiness and life that is very appealing. I read on Wikipedia that Marten de Vos was part … Continue reading

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