Category Archives: history

Sketch of the Day: Four Days,Two Gardens, One Paris

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Sketch of the Day: Art, Babies, and Beer

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek is a Copenhagen museum founded by the Carlsberg brewing family, with sculpture being the main attraction, but they also have great French Impressionist paintings, a tropical garden in the main rotunda, a nice cafe, and today, a surprise choral group in … Continue reading

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Friday Sketchbook: All the King’s Horses

Any day that begins with horses is a good day in my book. Happy Friday.    

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Sketch of the Day: Ganymede and Jupiter’s Eagle

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New Orleans Gumbo Report

On Magazine Street over margaritas and sherry-soaked scallop tacos, a New Orleans friend put it this way: “we are drinking people with a parading problem”. He was talking about his relatively local wheelbarrow parade, but he might have meant the … Continue reading

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Friday Figures- Don’t Look Back

Off to a new adventure- four days in New Orleans. On a mission to see tiny courtyard gardens behind wrought iron gates, to wander crowded, noisy streets to the tune of horns, brass band or auto. Looking for the odd … Continue reading

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Little Skyscraper on the Prairie

Frank Lloyd Wright was not an overly superstitious architect, for there is a 13th floor in his Price Tower masterpiece. Wright’s only skyscraper was commissioned in the mid-1950s by the H.C. Price Company in Bartlesville. Their corporate headquarters until 1981, … Continue reading

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