Ideas

  • Some Quotes by Famous Artists

    By on January 29, 2010

    Here are some quotes by famous artists that are new to me. These quotes came from all sorts of...

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  • Best of 2009

    By on December 31, 2009

    This website and daily blog have been going for a year! Thank you so much for your continued readership....

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  • Encouraging Words

    By on December 4, 2009

    Ever since I was little, I’ve loved a pithy quote. These are the ones I’ve been pondering and applying...

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  • MIT Splash and the Kendall Hotel

    By on November 22, 2009

    I brought my two homeschooling kids (12 and 15) for a weekend of classes at MIT Splash which is...

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  • Book Review: This I Believe

    By on November 9, 2009

    I really enjoyed these two sets of CD’s of a favorite NPR radio program, and give them 5 stars....

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  • A Seminar on Socrates’ Apology by Plato

    By on November 7, 2009

    The parents were given the homework of reading Plato’s Apology, which is his account of Socrates’ defense at his...

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  • Parent’s Weekend at St. John’s College

    By on November 6, 2009

    It has been our role today to rejoice in our oldest child thriving in a rigorous college setting. She...

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  • Talk on the Role of Perception in Art

    By on November 3, 2009

    I went to a talk by David Dunlop (see here) at a local library on how the eye perceives...

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  • Jack-o-lanterns

    By on October 31, 2009

    My town has one of the largest celebrations of Halloween around. See the Bethel Pumpkin House YouTube videos here...

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  • Art Quotes Off Twitter

    By on October 28, 2009

    I enjoy twitter and from it over the last six months, I’ve collected the inspirational art quotes below. I’m...

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  • Photos of a Wordless Walk

    By on October 26, 2009

    I was inspired to invite my husband on an unusual walk today, where we both agreed in advance that...

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  • Eye of the Beholder

    By on August 25, 2009

    I have been contemplating rainbows recently, spurred by something I read in the Sentinel magazine (see here). As a...

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