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A Book and A Painting...Sargent and Henry James.

It’s time to crack open those pumpkins! Just kidding…in L.A. at least, it’s rocking the high 90s, and it was 104 today! But for some reason the stores are full of candy corn and foam spiders. 549 more words


my first day as a casual teacher

So yesterday morning, at about 7am, my phone started ringing. I fumbled around in the dark, dropping it, cursing the overseas caller or Bureau of Statistics or whoever the hell was calling me. 292 more words

Frameworks in art

Art history fascinates me. Here, I find the origins of the tangle of ideas around art that have so confused me today. I was thinking about my initial approaches to psychology the other day. 707 more words


Tuesdays with Kori

Today was a busy day!

One of the first things that we do when we get to the hospital is something called morning report. Not every service has it, but the peds residency program is very robust in terms of its didactic education and so Tuesday mornings from 7:45-8:30 are devoted to evidence-based medicine journal club. 617 more words

Art History

"Je suis dans un pays connu."-Leo Marchutz

In the year 1928 German artist, Leo Marchutz traveled to Aix-en-Provence, France and stood before the motifs of  Paul Cézanne, uttering the words, “Je suis dans un pays connu,”(I am in a familiar country.) The profound connection he experienced with the light and structure of the land prompted him to move and settle down on the property of one of Cézanne’s famous motifs, the… 365 more words