Monday, August 15, 2016
"The Lady and the Unicorn" by Tracy Chevalier
After reading the novel, I got on You Tube and viewed several lovely videos showing the production of modern, hand loomed ornamental art tapestries. The process is much like the way the tapestries were produced in the novel; of course, the studios in the modern era are large, light, airy, clean and climate controlled, so the artisans don't have to freeze in winter (since no fire could be situated near the work) or suffer from heat in summer.
One of our home grown potatoes seemed to smile at me as it was readied for cook pot.
Halloween photo is not mine; borrowed from Facebook post of neighbor's daughter! Starting to read more non-fiction, I happened on a...
I wonder if this barn is still standing. Northern Minnesota in the Autumn. Rare photos of my late sister-in-law, Jane with her lo...
An Activity: "Making Mainbocher" Exhibit at the Chicago History Museum. (at last, something besides reading!)Main Bocher was a Chicago boy, interested in the arts. After high school and a stint working at Sears Roebuck in the early...