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19th-century painter Jean-François Millet wrote,

“I try not to have things look as if chance had brought  them together,
but as if they had a necessary bond between them.”


Jean-Francois Millet’s Gleaners shows three women picking up stray pieces of wheat post-harvest. Ugh, gosh, I can’t even imagine working that hard. You could promise me a million dollars at the end of the day, and I’d be like, “Uh, sure, but this manicure though!”


Me,Peaches and Sally

Welcome to week 3 of the 10 week series of time travel posts. Click on the image above, to be transported! Watch your head on that tumbleweed, and mind the gap! 60 more words

Writing Prompt

Vincent van Gogh: The said dog’s path

“What am I in the eyes of most people – a nonentity or an eccentric or an obnoxious person  – someone who has no position in society and never will have, in short the lowest of the low. 1,456 more words

Jean-Francois Millet

The Gleaners

On my ramblings around Barbados in May 2004, some of the local people, who called me ‘the white man who walks’, thought I wasn’t quite right in the head, especially as I had a tendency to set off around mid-day. 148 more words

The Gleaners

This beautiful photo was taken by a friend, Patti Hardee Donnelly. Patti is a Middle School Language Arts Teacher at the same school I retired from. 412 more words


P is for Pissarro and 'The Golden Age of Peasantry'

My father once told me that the average non-art-appreciator could not differentiate between a Picasso and a Pissarro, and if asked, would most likely define the latter as a French term for a public toilet. 401 more words

Oil Painting