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Warning! Potential Water Hazards

Half human and half fish or half human and half bird folklore lives and breathes in religious texts, literature, film, and big fish tales shooting from the mouths of drunken sailors spreading their over embellished stories of their voyages of the seas.   694 more words


Sunday Afternoon Opera...

It comes without the glitz or having to dress up… Czech Composer Antonin Dvorak (1868-1950) I believe Rusalka is one of the most popular Of his eight operas. 21 more words

This Too Will Pass

"You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us." —Robert Louis Stevenson

So I mentioned in my “easing back onto the blog” post that this spring has been just kind of hit after hit – it in many ways exemplified the saying, “When it rains, it pours.” But there was one hit that was significantly harder than the others… 367 more words


Rusalka, Step-By-Step

Per usual, this post contains art that represents the artistic nude figure. Proceed armed with that knowledge.

Rusalka 2, Acrylic on canvas, 20×24

A few evenings ago, my one-true-love turned to me and said “you should paint a Rusalka.”

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A Lyric Fairytale

On Thursday we went down to Edinburgh for Rusalka. In the event we’ve not said, this is we venture, our favourite of all opera ever. 812 more words



“I meet Aelius’ gaze when he lifts the shaded visor, revealing the rough yet elegant lines of his face. His blue eyes are lethal pools, filled with sex. 35 more words