Art research; or, what happened to that painting by Veronese? 2

I’m doing research on paintings in the Louvre in 1911, specifically the paintings that were hanging in the Salon Carré that year. I found several paintings depicting the paintings that might have been hanging in the Salon Carré around that time, including this gem by Castiglione painted in 1860: And this view of the room ...

The Chant 1

“Daddy?” I opened my eyes to darkness and rolled over. She was standing next to the bed. “What is it, honey?” I asked as awake as I could sound. I did not know what time it was, only that it was the middle of the night. She bent down and whispered in my ear. “I ...

The One: a review in orange 1

The One: a review in orange
I am an orangeophile. I love the color orange. “Orange is the only color,” I say when people ask me about it. The police officer at m’s school calls me Mr. Orange. Not everything I own is orange, but I have enough to highlight orange with almost everything I wear. From orange jackets, sweaters and ...

Eastern Shore Trail Running 1

Here on the Eastern Shore trail running is a bit of a misnomer. There are a lot of woods, but few of them are public lands. Those trails that do exist are often access roads for logging companies or wide, deeply rutted paths used by hunters riding four wheeled ATVs. For those of us who ...