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Ukraine’s Bohorodchany Iconostasis: At Risk Again

(From Birczanin, via Wikimedia Commons, used w/o permission.) If no news is good news, then there’s good news from Manyava, Ukraine. Or maybe it’s Maniava. I’ve seen both transliterations of Манява. In Polish, I gather that it’s Maniawa. I haven’t … Continue reading

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I’m Not as Crazy as You Think I Moose!

(From Gustave Doré, via Library of Congress, used w/o permission.) I’ll be talking about ADHD, PDD, PTSD, ASD and me; and what that alphabet-soup assortment of acronyms means. But first, a spot of poetry. “…Eagerly I wished the morrow;—vainly I … Continue reading

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Opulence in Miniature: Coleen Moore’s Fairy Castle

(From Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago; used w/o permission.) That’s the great hall in Colleen Moore’s Fairy Castle, a 13-room dollhouse in Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry. The museum’s online exhibit page for the great hall opens with … Continue reading

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Faustus: Good Angel, Bad Angel, Parma and Politics

(From Ken Eckert, via Wikimedia Commons, used w/o permission.) A year and three weeks ago, I started writing about Marlowe’s “Faustus” play: “The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus.” Three months later, I’d finished three more. … Continue reading

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