Perhaps the single most important champion of the merits of abstract painting in the last couple of decades has been the transplanted Irishman, Sean Scully. Scully was born in Dublin in 1945 and moved to England in 1949. He studied art in London, Newcastle, and Harvard. He began his career as a figurative painter in the manner of the German Expressionists, but his career took a defining
Updated 09-29-2008 at 09:47 PM by stlukesguild
BREAKING NEWS: Angelina Jolie, too busy reading 'Great Expectations', to have sex with husband
There were rumours - of doubtful veracity -that Angelina Jolie used IVF treatment because she couldn't wait for Brad Pitt to do his part like a dutiful husband but I doubt that act of desperation was because she was too busy reading
Updated 02-25-2009 at 06:41 AM by optimisticnad
I still remember my college prof when she said, "Do not continue your course, because teaching is a difficult profession. If you want to be rich, the door is still open, change your course now."
I'm now in my 5 years of teaching. And the words of my professor are still fresh in my mind. Yes, she is right. Teaching is a very difficult job. Everyday lesson planning, disciplining the students, building good relationship with the administrators, co-teachers and even parents
This weekend my family and I traveled south for a weekend vacation. I won't tell you where we went, but I will tell you about something that I did and the memories stirred from it.
So, without fail, every other day, I go for a four-mile run. Rain, snow, vacation or routine. . . . I run.
For many years now, I've run the roads of my northern home and have familiarized myself with the trees and vegetation along my route: quaking aspen, red oak, jack pine, red pine, white
Updated 06-15-2009 at 11:37 AM by The Comedian
There’s nothing new under the sun. You say that’s an old fogey speaking. Well, I came across this outstanding piece in the (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...EYWORDS=cicero) Wall Street Journal on politics. Not American politics, not the politics of a European nation, not even the politics of the 21st or 20th centuries. Here summarized by Philip Freeman, professor of Classics, is a little know political treatise by the brother of the great Roman