Month: April 2017

Albrecht Altdorfer, Forest Scene with Saint George Fighting the Dragon, 1510

Albrecht Altdorfer, a contemporary of Copernicus who worked in Regensburg (today a German city of 138,0000 near the Austria and Czechia borders), was a leader of the Danube school of painting….

Fearless against the blowback

Greg Fallis, on the website, does a service in reminding us of the history of the statues of the Charging Bull and the Fearless Girl. I live on the West…

Warren, Rhode Island

Warren, Rhode Island, is a town where the somewhat dumpy downtown seems frozen in the 1950s. In other words, my kind of place.

To The Lighthouse: Nubble Light House, Cape Neddick Light Station, York, Maine (and a few other lighthouses)

Recently I visited Sohier Park in Cape Neddick, York, Maine (near Ogunquit). About 100 yards offshore on a small rocky island perches one of the prettiest lighthouses I have…