Category Archives: Fine Art

Dueling Banjos (Bluegrass Style)

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

By Robert Willmann Celebrated in some parts of the world, today is another positive expression from the Christian tradition, known as Saint Valentine's Day, and is illustrated above in a drawing from 1861 in Harper's Weekly [1].   Fondness, affection, and … Continue reading

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The Message and Music of Christmas Transcend The Law.

By Robert Willmann As I was working on a law-related item for this website about two cases set before the U.S. Supreme Court the week of 3 December 2017, and was trying to figure out how to do a formal … Continue reading

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The Shipwright – TTG

"He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist." – Saint Francis of … Continue reading

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“Hilaritas” by Mark Riebling

"I think there is an important book to be written on the stultifying effect of Protestantism on English Literature. This thought comes from a two-fisted reading of Chaucer and Spenser. In 1380 English Lit. is earthy and saucy, and in … Continue reading

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“Arcadian Knight” by Peter Nash

Hello. My name is Peter Nash and I am writing to let you know that I have recently published the first book-length biography of Moses Jacob Ezekiel. The Life and Times of Moses Jacob Ezekiel: American Sculptor, Arcadian Knight tells … Continue reading

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“The Path of Thorns and Roses”

I am curious to know what you all think of this 22 foot high piece of bronze sculpture.  It recently was installed in the Freedmen's and Contraband's Cemetery Memorial in Alexandria, Virginia.  It was commissioned by the city government from a … Continue reading

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Would Rothko have appreciated Deneuve?

   I don't know about him, but I always have.  A wonderful actress.  "Indochine," a great film.  I know, Sidney, there is no bikini, but…  I don't remember the CS bikini, but I do remember the Canadian lady.   On to … Continue reading

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“The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.”

 Since we have to wait for  Obama to speak from West Point, thereby closing down all his "off ramps," we might as well be entertained.  Thanks to Russ W. for this.  pl Download TheGoodthebadtheugly

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War Against the American People – McClellan Speaks

"…in a chapter titled "Selling the War," he alleges that the administration repeatedly shaded the truth and that Bush "managed the crisis in a way that almost guaranteed that the use of force would become the only feasible option." "Over … Continue reading

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