Monthly Archives: July 2015

Unemployment, ie What I Did Not Write About: Reality Sinks In

For the weekend, I had no feelings of sadness. I called my friends and family and told them how the last day had gone. I went to the library and rented Superman and The Wrath of Khan on DVD. On … Continue reading

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Angela GHEORGHIU – Je veux vivre – Roméo et Juliette

It is a little strange seeing an adult women play Juliet. Nonetheless, this is still gorgeous.

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Mary Magdalene in Contemplation by Guido Reni

This is a fascinating image of Mary Magdalene. Guido Reni’s paintings remind me of Peter Paul Rubens, both have a strong sense of sexuality in the artwork. Mary Magdalene is shown in religious contemplation, and yet she is topless. In … Continue reading

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Tall Case Clock by Jean Pierre Latz

This is an amazing piece that I would love to take home with me. Do you think the Cleveland Museum of Art would let me?

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Films About Women 31

1 Hunger Games : Catching Fire The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is, in some ways, the film that spawned this series. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence and this was the first film starring a woman to be the highest grossing … Continue reading

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Unemployment, ie What I Did Not Write About: The Last Day

I came to the last day of school. I felt a wide array of emotions, from relief and excitement to fear and sadness. Mostly though, I think I was exhausted. As I came to school, I was still planning to … Continue reading

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Why I Write Films About Women

There are times when I wonder how much longer I will continue my series Films About Women. I am thinking that I may take a break from that series next March. I may take it up again at a later … Continue reading

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I Believe That We Just Won!

I remember when the women’s soccer team won the 1999 world cup. I remember the huge crowd at the stadium, Brandi Chastain dropping to her knees with triumphant joy, and how proud everyone was. Strangely enough, what sticks in my … Continue reading

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Oh! Weep for Those by Lord Byron

I. Oh! Weep for those that wept by Babel’s stream, Whose shrines are desolate, whose land a dream, Weep for the harp of Judah’s broken shell– Mourn — where their God that dwelt–the Godless dwell! II. And where shall Israel … Continue reading

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