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Throwback Thursday: 80's-era Scouting handbooks.

If you were a Scout in the 1980’s, then I’m sure you remember these.  Yes, I was a Scout for a while too, and I fully realize that will amuse a lot of people who know me. 230 more words

CHRISTMAS EVE EVE

It’s Christmas Eve Eve

it’s time to decide

On which side of “Naughty or Nice”

You reside.

I’ve minded the ledger

for three-sixty-three

to know which stockings to fill… 126 more words

Word Doodles Galore

The Regionalists

The featured image is: Baptism in Kansas, Oil on Canvas, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, John Steuart Curry, 1928.

One of my favorite movements in art history occurred outside the stultifying art elite in the power centers in America and, although not hostile to art trends of the time but simply ignoring them, finding an independent voice among the dominant internationalists, Regionalism brought a inimitable story to an American art movement. 651 more words

Art

Alpha Omega M.D. - Episode #4

Alpha Omega M.D. – Episode #4

… gone are the carefree days in Tallahassee…

Doctor Alpha Omega Campbell is by no way or definition, an imposing man. 324 more words

Art

A fascinating look at Norman Rockwell's photo reference

I found a fascinating article on PetaPixel that shows the photo reference that Norman Rockwell used to create his iconic illustrations. I love seeing the process behind an artist’s work! 7 more words

Inspiration

the Four Freedoms, a Universal Message Which Needs to Be Heard Again

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

On January 6th 1941 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered his State of the Union Message to Congress and the nation. I spent the time to both both read it and listen to it the other day. 1,526 more words

History