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Gamma cat

I was watching a video today and remembered one if our old cats, Gemma. Like the cat in the video she would ride round on my shoulders, and was determined to stay near me. 310 more words

Personal Goal

When I was a student of literature I recall being influenced by a school of critical theory (Rene Wellek?) that said an author’s biography was irrelevant to a consideration of his or her text. 179 more words


Make Anything Your Canvas!

Cardboard boxes. The most plentiful form of “canvas” you can probably find, and currently my favorite! The reason I love it so much? Mostly because its free and you can get it just about everywhere! 145 more words


Apollinaire and the Theft of the Mona Lisa

On the 21st of August 1911, the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa, was stolen from the Louvre. The absence of the painting was first noticed by the painter Louis Beroud, who in the morning of the 22nd of August made his way to the Salon Carré where the Mona Lisa had been on display for five years. 752 more words