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Gabriel's gift

The book I picked out of my 1001 book jar in july was Gabriel’s gift by Hanif Kureishi. I knew it probably wouldn’t be like a lot of the other books I read, and I was right. 196 more words


The Gleaners by Jean-Francois Millet

Artist: Jean-Francois Millet (1814 – 1875)

Nationality: French

Completion Date: 1857

Style: Realism

Genre: Genre painting

Media: Oil on canvas

Location: Musée d’Orsay, Paris

By far the most recognizable of Millet’s works, The Gleaners depicts a trio of women gleaning the last bits of wheat from a field.

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Do we experience reality and what the **** is reality anyway? Continued....

Just as there are no convincing arguments for the existence of a thing outside of experience that causes experience there are no convincing arguments for there not being a thing outside of experience causing experience. 383 more words


Book #75 - Just Listen

I picked this book up, along with several other Sarah Dessen books, a few weeks ago, without looking too closely at any of them, just knowing that Sarah Dessen generally gets quite good reviews, and thinking that I would enjoy it. 605 more words


Gregory Euclide

Another artist exploring the relationship between art and reality. In fact, art invading reality. It is very clever and interesting. Sort of like a ride at an amusement park. 6 more words


What are Your Influences?

It’s important that we know and understand our influences as writers and recognize when those influences appear in our own writing, both well and poorly. I just finished  717 more words

Writing In Life

Jelly Fish - Ink Wash & Lines

When I was a child I would read anything I could find on Jelly Fish.  These brought all that back.