Tag Archives: animation

Claire de Lune

Did you seen the blue moon last night?  Awesome.  There really is a “blue moon” behind the expression, “once in a blue moon”.  We had a clear humid sky and the effect was wonderful.  Read about it here.  ‘Blue Moon’ … Continue reading

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Music as a Pattern

Curmudgeon Bludgeon commented on yesterday’s blog, Dynamics of the Subway! I feel like I have just received a gift that I will return to over and over.  I hope my fiber artist friends discover these, too… the graphic art ideas … Continue reading

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Dynamics of the Subway

My husband and I attended a seniors’ meeting and luncheon this morning, a very nice group we attend together every month.  But the speaker was tedious and then we sang … The Happy Wanderer,   This Land is Your Land, … Continue reading

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Orangina

I don’t have time to write a blog this morning… sigh… so tell me what you think about this!

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Rindercella

Cinderella is one of the great romances of folklore… how better to celebrate Valentine’s Day! Here are some references that I particularly enjoy.  Arthur Rackham’s illustrations for Grimm’s fairy tales are evocative of a safer, saner time. Even though the … Continue reading

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Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate

For over a generation, shocking cases of censorship at America’s colleges and universities have taught students the wrong lessons about living in a free society. This video explains how higher education fails to teach its students to become critical thinkers … Continue reading

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Disney’s Fantasia and Sendak’s Nutcracker

Fantasia is among  my all-time favourite films. Fantasia 2000 includes Rhapsodie in Blue and The Firebird, but I am especially fond of the Nutcracker sequence from the original 1940’s version. The 1940 film was neither a box office nor critical … Continue reading

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