One of my sisters is currently camping by herself in the Mojave Desert for a month, as part of her doctoral dissertation. Another is evacuating to avoid Hurricane Irma. And I’m about to leave on a book tour… So my parents and I grabbed a quiet moment and did something close to (my) home: we… Read more »
You can touch the art. Hi there burgher. Nice to meet you. Sorry about your life and all that. (Outside, that is. I wouldn’t suggest trying to touch any of the art in the galleries. ^_^) Marie took the pic.
The Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature is an odd little place in Paris, a museum that combines historic weaponry and taxidermied animals with art from various periods, some of it contemporary. It’s macabre, creepy, bizarre — and in some parts, quite beautiful. Not a real owl. We asked. From what we could… Read more »
In a room of colored lights at the Museum of Science in Boston, we had fun with our own shadows.
The nasturtiums are currently hanging from the balconies in the courtyard of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and it’s a breathtaking sight, so much so that when I got home from the museum, I wrote hanging nasturtiums into the courtyard of the building in my current WIP. They’ll be on display until mid-April or so…. Read more »