I picked up this book from the Woodland Public Library and have had it with me for my recent travels to British Columbia and Santa Cruz the last few weeks. My life has been in such a way that this book was the perfect escape to the Eastern part of the world, though it is
Category: Open Arts
Last night I watched Jean-Michel Basquiat : The Radiant Child, and I am still not sure what I want to say about it. So this will take shape as I write. While I have been relatively familiar with Basquiat’s work for a number of years, I was not particularly familiar with “his story”, with his
My friend Sara told me about this 1884 classic when I saw her in Berkeley some weeks ago. I had never heard of Flatland before. The story is only 100 pages long and likely is sitting at your local library should you be interested. Flatland is brings the reader into a 2 dimensional world of
On Tuesday evening I treated myself to an evening of poetry by watching the livestream of The Universe in Verse 2019. This is the third year for this event, and all three programs of poetry, music, and wonderful backstories, most often told by Maria Popova of “Brainpickings (the show’s organizer and host), was a wonderful treat.
I opened the morning with May POETRY and it did not disappoint – in particular the poem “A Partial History” by Ariana Reines held me and there are numerous others – it is a good one! I keep these books with me all the time. The commentary also taught me about the book Gunslinger which
I’m listening to Miguel de Cervantes’s book, translated by Tobias Smollett, which is recorded on 29 CD’s. Whew. I’m in trouble if any other cardholder in the Dallas Public Library system requests it, because that will mean no more renewals for me. I’m on #8, and so far it is a romp! This is a
This morning I was up quite early and full of delicious quiet I sipped this Russian play from 1904 in between coffee and morning hot tub soaks, also feeding dogs and tidying up. The story is a great example of the human condition- a family has owned a cherry orchard for generations and yet the
In some ways nothing has changed of course but these days sure feel heavy. How do you find peace in your worlds? Art helps me everyday.
Borkali, thanks for the launch of a new place to share, inspire, survive. I love the e-salon that you provide us. Looking forward to another season.