Monthly Archives: February 2016

Norman Rockwell’s The Bookworm Redux

There’s a special gallery two doors away from my office in the Grohmann Museum that houses a collection of paintings by 19th-century German painter, Carl Spitzweg. On the wall outside that gallery is a painting by American painter Norman Rockwell, … Continue reading

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Grohmann Museum Rooftop Garden, February

If I have a small class, I’ll occasionally take my students up to the rooftop sculpture garden on a warm spring day. We carry benches from all corners to sit together for discussion. To keep track of our time, we need merely glance over … Continue reading

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Spooky Demon in the Rear Window

I saw this “image” in the rear window of the vehicle in front of me over the weekend. Even though it’s just where the washer fluid flowed down and the wiper (poorly) swished across the window, to me this looks … Continue reading

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A Handy Perch

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