Monthly Archives: October 2018

Funerary Monument for the Chapel of the Chateau de la Falaise by Francois Nicolas Delaistre

In honor of the anniversary of Rodin’s birth, the Cleveland Museum of Art had this statue on display, along with other statues.  I liked it. Advertisements

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Meditation on Irrational Thoughts Part 5

The idea that emotional misery comes from external pressures and that you have little ability to control your feelings or rid yourself of depression and hostility. “A flat tire doesn’t upset your stomach.” I learned that in my Psychology 102 … Continue reading

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Amateur Local History Corner: An Introduction

So, my Mom has argued that I should write about history on my blog, because I double majored in history and theater.  I write about movies and theater, but not history. Part of it was I could not think of … Continue reading

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Sweat at Cleveland Play House: A Quick Review

I just want to write a quick review of the play Sweat, which I saw at the Cleveland Play House last weekend. I had been looking forward to that show ever since this season was announced, and Sweat did not … Continue reading

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One Year Ago

One year ago, I was really struggling. I was working at the job I had taken after substitute teaching.  They gave me a chance, and a chance to learn vital skills.  I am very grateful for that opportunity.  But the … Continue reading

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Fan orthodoxy

We believe in one God the Father all powerful, maker of all things both seen and unseen. And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, the only-begotten begotten from the Father, that is from the substance of the … Continue reading

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I cannot dance, O Lord by Aaron Jay Kernis

I didn’t get to see Tristan und Isolde at the Cleveland Orchestra, but I did go to their show about Divine Ecstasy, which included many different kinds of religious music. This was one of my favorites. I love good choral … Continue reading

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