Papua New Guinea is an incredibly diverse country, with an estimated 800+ identifiable groups / communities / traditional societies of people. For a country of only about 6 million, the results are a riotous melange of languages, traditions, costumes and… Read More ›
Friday fun flick for Ellie! Jabberwock!
This rare color version of a Tenniel illustration of the Jabberwocky is for our good friend Ellie. She is a wonderful librarian and also an Alice expert! I hope she enjoys it! Related articles Jabberwocky: Dialogue With Attitude… (alienorajt.wordpress.com) Jabberwocky… Read More ›
Who Doesn’t Love Maps?
I have to admit i love maps, and I found a blog that features maps (there are many of them I am told) You can spend hours exploring strangemaps. I decided to look around to see if I have any… Read More ›
Friday fun photo (horror video edition!)
So what do film students and my daughter a self taught special effects artists, with a budget of almost zero, do on for fun over the summer? They make a not G rated video. My daughter gets to show off… Read More ›
Preschoolers know Picasso
When I teach very young children art, it is not just finger paints and markers. Children understand and respond to art at a very early age. They have a very sophisticated appreciation, until they let their parents and society convince… Read More ›
Elvis and His Tacos – Friday Fun Flicks
From a local restaurant. Sadly, they don’t serve peanut butter-banana sandwiches, but they do make a mean margarita. Related articles The Bacon Weave Elvis Sandwich (neatorama.com)
Starbuck Cake! Friday Fun Flicks
18″ tall. By James Watkins, Dallas Texas
Laura Flook, get well soon!
I spent a wonderful weekend at the cabin (now open for Spring and Summer) that I mention often on the blog. Fellow blogger Kochanski came up for a weekend of butterfly watching, fossil buying, wool shopping, and Thai food. Then… Read More ›
Mustache Man with Annoying Dog- Statues I Have Loved
I have to admit to a weakness for statues. Where ever I travel, I like to stop and see what statue someone, or perhaps some committee, decided at some time needed to be put up some where. I often find… Read More ›
I love Paris, but I don’t enjoy crowds and standing in line. People are sometimes shocked to hear what I haven’t seen in Paris. That’s because for me, Paris is about not having plans. I often wake up in the… Read More ›