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The Prisoners and The Freed Man 

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” – Michelangelo

The Prisoners and The Freed Man
I slowly walked down the hall gazing at the imprisoned statues. 1,401 more words

Jesus Stuff

EvE 10: Michelangelo's David v Being Sweaty

Join us as we both celebrate and bemoan the start of summer! On this uncomfortably sunny day we talk about happy things like Alanna getting married, Euan’s transcendent experience with a naked guy called David, and Alex… well, Alex mostly just complains about his own disgusting body. 111 more words

Podcast

Our Bell Boy

Our Bell Boy, Raymundo, was not a boy at all but a full-grown man. He was a small, that is to say, short man, of slight build and weathered oak complexion. 2,210 more words

Travel

Two Little Trips to Florence

What: Two trips to Florence
When: September 2013 and November 2016
Distance from home: 751 miles
Length of adventure: A night each time

Details:  We have been to Florence twice – the first time was part of a larger European adventure in France and Italy the second time was at the end of our short trip to Tuscany last year. 209 more words

Italy

beauty

Click here to hear this 100-second poem read aloud:https://anelephantcant.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/20170217_153407.mp3

beauty

this poet can’t possibly define beauty
I am not sure if anyone can
what makes the heart sing… 195 more words

Poetry

The Secrets of Michelangelo's David

How much do you think you know about Michelangelo’s David? Oh sure, you’ve seen countless pictures of the famous statue on the internet, TV or in books. 861 more words

Forgotten History

Dennis and Kimberly's Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 15

Jan. 26, 2016: Naples to Florence

Having passed the midpoint of our tour at approximately midnight last night, we get up early this morning and start packing for the next leg. 1,563 more words

Travel