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Review: THE GIRL YOU LEFT BEHIND by Jo Jo Moyes

Recently I received a copy of THE GIRL YOU LEFT BEHIND as a gift. I had heard of Jo Jo Moyes, but never read her books before. 290 more words

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How to save Italy's artistic treasures—one crowd-sourced app at a time

La Bell’Italia (beautiful Italy) leads UNESCO’s list for number of heritage sites, and the country’s priceless collection of art represents, according to many, its most competitive asset… 430 more words

Early Linocut--Monk Bird

As I meander through the art work I’ve done, I wanted to show you this linocut I made when I was just learning printmaking. I called this print “Monk Bird” because I thought the bird looked like a monk of sorts. 152 more words

Lily S. May

The Seuso treasure, the Hungarian police, and a lost court case

Let’s talk about the Sevso/Seuso treasure but from a different angle. Instead of trying to estimate the importance and value of  the fourteen silver vessels and the copper cauldron in which the original owner most likely hid them sometime in the late fourth or early fifth centuries, I would like to concentrate on the mysteries surrounding the find. 1,396 more words

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Dancing Shiva

The statue of Shiva, Lord of the Dance (Nataraja) at the National Gallery of Australia (NGA), has been danced into a controversy with what appear to be convincing allegations that the statue was stolen from a temple in Tamil Nadu, India. 259 more words

Book Review: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Finally– I finally finished the 771 page novel that is The Goldfinch.  I have never taken so long to finish a book before. Not just because this book was soooo long. 821 more words

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