Paris: The Museum of the Hunt

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 »

Nasturtium Season at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

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 »