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You can never escape the bonds of family history, no matter how far you travel. And the skeleton of a house can carry in its bones the marrow of all that came before.

Later he told me he’d been afraid to show me the painting. He thought I wouldn’t like the way he portrayed me: dragging myself across the field, fingers clutching dirt, my legs twisted behind. 413 more words

Inspire

A Piece of the World

“Later he told me that he’d been afraid to show me the painting. He thought I wouldn’t like the way he portrayed me: dragging myself across the field, fingers clutching dirt, my legs twisted behind. 203 more words

A Piece of the World

I’ve just ordered this long awaited book and can’t wait to read it not just because it’s by an author whose works I enjoy but because it’s about people and place quite familiar to me. 325 more words

Art

An Analysis of a Wall of Art

“The biggest outlaws in this town…might be the KEY to saving it. The Black Keys.”

Art has always been the most effective form of the communication of the self.

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Art

WYETH'S MODEL: A PIECE OF THE WORLD

Christina Baker Kline is the author of the bestselling and perennial book group favorite, Orphan Train, a book about a survivor of the Orphan Trains of the late 19th and early 20th century and her interaction with a tough young modern woman who’s the product of a similar family background, similarities which the two of them come to discover and appreciate.   349 more words

Hamtina's World

With apologies to Andrew Wyeth. Though I’d like to think he’d get a giggle out of it.

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