They All Saw a Cat

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August 20, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Lady White Snake

Lady White Snake

Retold by Aaron Shepard

Illustrated by Song Nan Zhang

Pan Asian Publications

Lady White is a thousand-year-old snake who, through centuries of meditation and self-discipline, has managed to attain human form. On a visit to China’s famous West Lake, she falls in love with a young man and soon becomes his wife. But when a Buddhist abbot discovers her true origin, she must fight for both her marriage and her freedom.

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August 18, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Q: What Is Art?

August is American Artist Appreciation Month… what is ART for you?

Art touches the soul… art is communication… it reaches out from the canvas and passes through the eyes of the viewer right into his heart where it can leave an imprint of beauty that can make the spirit sing.

~ Nina Baldwin

What Is Art? A Few Famous Definitions, From Antiquity to Today

What is Art? and/or What is Beauty?

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August 17, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

When You Are Old

By W. B. Yeats

When you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
And slowly read, and dream of the soft look
Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep;

How many loved your moments of glad grace,
And loved your beauty with love false or true,
But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you,
And loved the sorrows of your changing face;

And bending down beside the glowing bars,
Murmur, a little sadly, how Love fled
And paced upon the mountains overhead
And hid his face amid a crowd of stars.

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August 16, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Only when…

“Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realiZe we cannot eat money.”

-Cree Indian Proverb

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August 15, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Marti the Hammerhead Shark

A Galapagos Journey

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August 13, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Leonardo’s Cat

August 12, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

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