“There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.” Albert Schweitzer I am celebrating International Cat Day, which is marked every September 8th since … Continue reading Celebrating International Cat Day
“My mother’s kiss made me a painter.” Benjamin West Benjamin West (1738 – 1820) lived during an era of great change – in the time of the American War of … Continue reading Celebrating Father’s Day with Benjamin West
Today is St. Andrew’s Day! Scotland is celebrating their patron saint. The bagpipers will be out in force, along with the haggis and tartans. And not only in Scotland. … Continue reading Happy St. Andrews Day!
Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty? Paul Gauguin May 1st originated as an ancient spring festival. It is related to the Celtic … Continue reading It’s May Day!