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Antigone in Columbia

It’s been a remarkable week or two– truly ten days that have shook the world. The Pope issued Laudato Si’ , the encyclical on global warming couched in the language of that holiest of men, St. 542 more words


Anne of Brittany emblems

Here are the emblems of Anne of Brittany, the duchess of Brittany and mother to Claude of France.

Her initial was A and like other French monarchs she used it to mark buildings, documents and belongings. 515 more words

French Royalty

Semel et Semper

Above the door of Sessum Cleveland Hall in Sewanee is the following heraldic device:

According to A General Armory of England, Scotland, and Ireland by John Burke and John Bernard Burke of London (as… 315 more words


Verbal words aren't needed to convey body language EMBLEMS

EMBLEMS are understood without verbal words!

EMBLEMS are non-verbal body language hand gestures that are generally understood within a national, regional, gender, or organizational culture (e.g., military gestures or sport related gestures). 401 more words

Janette Ghedotte

WAGGGS Emblems and Symbols

I really like this collection of emblems and symbols from WAGGGS and Guides around the world. I found it on the Scouting Encyclopedia Blog It is too bad it stops at “i”. 19 more words


The Belle on the Bill

In today’s New York Times, Gail Collins has an op-ed piece about the online movement to replace Andrew Jackson with a famous American woman on the twenty-dollar bill –the comment thread is long and lively, and from what I can see, largely devoid of the misogyny that usually dominates such online fora (one recalls in this context the… 651 more words