Alexander Ivanov, 1834-6
Sunday, April 24, 2011
Alexander Ivanov, 1834-6
James Tissot: The Life of Christ features more than 120 brilliantly conceived watercolors produced in preparation for his mammoth, three-volume publication of the New Testament. Also called the Tissot Bible, the richly illustrated publication appeared in Paris in 1896 and shortly after in England and America. It quickly became an international sensation.
James Tissot: The Life of Christ is organized by The Brooklyn Museum and is made possible, in part, by a generous award by the National Endowment for the Arts. Local presentation is made possible through the generous support of anonymous friends of the Museum, Regent University, and The Christian Broadcasting Network.
Admission: $5 for adults and teens, free for children 12 and younger (applies to all special exhibitions on view on the day of your visit). Museum Members ALWAYS enjoy unlimited free admission to all special exhibitions.
A wide variety of programs and events will complement the exhibition. For information, see www.chrysler.org.
Sunday, April 17, 2011
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
(on Math Midterm Day)
I forgot you.
I can only remember how you felt, cool under my fingertips,
The way you calculated in the night,
the numbers appearing so blithely on your screen.
I forgot you,
The many lost permutations
And now I, as a distracted teen,
Must endure moments
muttering...I don't remember how to do that...
Forgive me, Mom
lost morning minutes, when I cannot resist
the urge to frantically text you
back to the trenches
to rescue me from desperation.
the stony silence when your hand thrusts forth,
bringing salvation back to my fingertips,
I breathe a sigh of relief
and notice a clementine is also there.
I turn back
facing my fate transformed
many more peering
through the door anxiously
their own redemption.
Friday, July 25, 2008
"And the Holy One, Blessed be He, set forth on an important journey, followed by his worshippers, the Enemedia. And everywhere he went there were multitudes, and he said: "We will provide the change people can believe in. For if there is no change, things will be unchanged. And I will bring peace and harmony to the world, and the elite shall bow down to me. I shall talk to Ahmanutjob in Persia, and he shall pound his nuclear sword into harmless plow shares. And I shall bring peace to the world, and all shall love the United States, where I was almost born. And as I return to America, I shall go forth with my mighty sword and an outstreched arm, and oil shall appear as magic from the ground. And I shall perform other such miracles after I become President and Emperor of the World."
Why does the plot of "Animal Farm" come to mind every time O-BOARme begins to speak?
....His quote "We are the one we've been waiting for." reminds me of the speech the farm animals got just before they killed the farmer, and the speech writer...and then life got bad, really, really bad. Change we can believe in? Napoleon from Animal Farm has taken over! Be careful what you wish for...bwahaha!
Saturday, March 29, 2008
Anelise & Sasha's HP characters
I remember the afternoon I took the kids to the squadron while Bill was sitting "alert" to have some family bonding time over dying eggs. The twins were two years old. I had asked him to help because "I'm not doing this alone with two toddlers!" Just as we got the eggs and dye cups ready to dip, the horn went off and the pilots scrambled to their F-15's. There I sat with three kids...one of the twins saw the eggs in the confusion, picked one up, yelled, "BALL!" and threw it. Just as I bent to pick it up, her sister saw the eggs, also yelled "BALL!" and lobbed it across the room as well. Eggs were going everywhere! It wasn't funny then, but it's pretty hysterical to remember it now. How far we've come...the girls' artwork is above! Hope your Easter was memorable. He is risen!
Thursday, March 06, 2008
F-16 jet reported missing
A Fighter Pilot's wife's worst nightmare:
Minister of National Defense Michael Tsai, talks with the wife of F-16 fighter pilot Ting Shih-pao in Hualien
And meanwhile ... as Bill was flying to Taiwan to train these pilots (five days before this mishap), we got word that he no longer has a job. A new company - Jacobs - has assumed the project and assumed that the team members' salaries were 'out of line'. So Bill gets in line at the unemployment office unless something pans out. We are furiously networking!
Oh and the same day they lost a jet, they had an earthquake. Bill is THRILLED to be in Taiwan. Add to that a grounded fleet, no job when he returns and no steak place in Hualien. But there is the GORGE! click here