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Yosemite Valley by Albert Bierstadt

I really noticed this painting about two years ago at the Cleveland Museum of Art.  It was so gorgeous.  I must buy the poster of this picture one day. I am posting two Cleveland Museum of Art pictures a month … Continue reading

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Brahms Fourth Symphony

I got to hear Brahms Fourth Symphony this July.  I am not very familiar with Brahms, but I did have a good time at the concert. While Brahms isn’t my favorite composer, I would give him another listen.

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Because I Could Not Stop for Death by Emily Dickinson

Because I could not stop for Death — He kindly stopped for me — The Carriage held but just Ourselves — And Immortality. We slowly drove — He knew no haste And I had put away My labor and my … Continue reading

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Fire Screen, designed by Peter Feher, constructed at Rose Iron Works

This was the icon of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s exhibit of art from The Jazz Age.  It is a part of their permanent collection.  Rose Iron Works still exists and their headquarters are in Cleveland.

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Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night by Walt Whitman

Vigil strange I kept on the field one night; When you my son and my comrade dropt at my side that day, One look I but gave which your dear eyes return’d with a look I shall never forget, One … Continue reading

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Star Wars The Last Jedi Review: An Introduction

When I first saw The Last Jedi, I explained that I could not review it at the time, because I wanted to see it again.  The Last Jedi is a fascinating film; to quote Red Letter Media, “it succeeds and … Continue reading

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Haydn’s The Seasons

This is a recording of Haydn’s The Seasons. At the performance I went to, the baritone was the third baritone they hired for the performance, since the first two became sick.  The tenor was also recovering from illness as well.  … Continue reading

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