Arts & Culture

Life Model: There's Something About Mary Stanford

Life Model: There's Something About Mary Stanford

Mary Stanford got the birthday surprise of her life last spring when she opened the door to what she thought was a sale. She loves to go junking and so, that's the ruse her friends Emily Barker and Lynn Hart had cooked up to get her there. Read more ...

8 Reasons to read 11/22/63

8 Reasons to read 11/22/63
"The past is obdurate.  It doesn't want to be changed."  (p. 232) ob-dur-ate [OB-duu-rit] adj. Stubborn; unyielding. Alright, maybe I'm pandering to the 50th Anniversary of Kennedy's assassination, but listen, I just HAD to read Stephen King's 11/22/63, and second, why NOT think and talk and write about it this week? True confessions: I read it a year ago.  But it's one of those books I've wanted to let ferment. There's a heap of reasons I liked 11/22/63, but here are my top 8 reasons: READ MORE

Drawing Portraits and Figures

Drawing Portraits and Figures

We had a really fun assignment in drawing class recently. We had to take pictures of each other and make a composite drawing of four people. The drawing could have two different eyes and eyebrows, a nose from more than one person — same with the mouth, the ears, even the hair. Mix and match. You get the picture? Let me show you mine! Read more ...

Movies: "The Counselor"

Movies: "The Counselor"

Dark doings south of the border.  Fast cars, guns and snazzy parties.  A big drug deal goes awry and the naive man in the middle finds himself the target of a vengeful and remorseless Mexican drug cartel.

Wait, haven’t we seen this movie before?