Category Archives: Art History

The Cattle Were Lowing…??

I’m having a good laugh this morning over cattle and their lowing. I know that Christmas has passed, nobody is singing “Away in a Manger” right now, so the whole question of lowing cattle is probably irrelevant. But it can

The Cattle Were Lowing…??

I’m having a good laugh this morning over cattle and their lowing. I know that Christmas has passed, nobody is singing “Away in a Manger” right now, so the whole question of lowing cattle is probably irrelevant. But it can

What’s for Breakfast?

I certainly hope you’ve already eaten because if not, you might find yourself getting a bit hungry. I finished my breakfast a short time ago, and it was delicious! In my on-going quest to discover all things Dutch, I was

What’s for Breakfast?

I certainly hope you’ve already eaten because if not, you might find yourself getting a bit hungry. I finished my breakfast a short time ago, and it was delicious! In my on-going quest to discover all things Dutch, I was

Exploring My Dutch Heritage

Sometimes things in life come together in fascinating ways. That’s what has happened lately for me. I’ve previously mentioned by love of words and languages, and you probably know that I’m studying Dutch now. I’d learned a bit of Dutch

Exploring My Dutch Heritage

Sometimes things in life come together in fascinating ways. That’s what has happened lately for me. I’ve previously mentioned by love of words and languages, and you probably know that I’m studying Dutch now. I’d learned a bit of Dutch

Another Village to Visit

I still have villages on my mind. Not only am I still thinking about Carsen’s off-hand remark that our neighborhood is “almost like a village“, but I’m also thinking of my little Victorian village nestled away among the Christmas decorations. It

Another Village to Visit

I still have villages on my mind. Not only am I still thinking about Carsen’s off-hand remark that our neighborhood is “almost like a village“, but I’m also thinking of my little Victorian village nestled away among the Christmas decorations. It

Children and Art

Every child is an artist.  We’ve all heard that, read that, seen that, and most people probably believe it. Most people probably also believe that Pablo Picasso uttered these words, along with the caveat that “the problem is how to

Children and Art

Every child is an artist.  We’ve all heard that, read that, seen that, and most people probably believe it. Most people probably also believe that Pablo Picasso uttered these words, along with the caveat that “the problem is how to

Going with the Flow

Back in days past — was it the late 60’s? Early 70s? Folks often talked about going with the flow. Do people still use that phrase? I haven’t heard it in years, but that doesn’t mean it’s not still going

Going with the Flow

Back in days past — was it the late 60’s? Early 70s? Folks often talked about going with the flow. Do people still use that phrase? I haven’t heard it in years, but that doesn’t mean it’s not still going

Hunting the Wild Beasts

I love learning new things about art and about art history. I’ve always enjoyed reading about famous artists, but it’s only been in recent years that I’ve made any serious study. I sometimes feel a bit like a hunter, tracking

Hunting the Wild Beasts

I love learning new things about art and about art history. I’ve always enjoyed reading about famous artists, but it’s only been in recent years that I’ve made any serious study. I sometimes feel a bit like a hunter, tracking