Monthly Archives: October 2012

  1. Scary Monsters and Super Creeps

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    October 27, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    Halloween looms and the mind naturally turns to monsters, devils and freaks.  You may think these would be hard to …
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  2. Splendor Solis, or The Joy of Transformation

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    October 24, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    At Halloween, every sound in the dark is transformed into something spooky and threatening, and our sweet little children metamorphose …
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  3. Apocalypse Wow

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    October 18, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    The Big Bang – it’s the most widely-accepted theory of the mechanism whereby the universe came to be and it’s …
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  4. Angels – They’re Just Like Us!

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    October 18, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    Angels, not surprisingly, are a popular subject in illuminated manuscripts.  And they don’t just hover about singing and playing harps …
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  5. Whale of a Tale, or there’s something fishy about this place…

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    October 10, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    Did you hear the one about the sailors who landed on an island, built a campfire and then got blown …
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  6. Would you like a hoefnagel with that bocskay?

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    October 2, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    The theme of the day is Hoefnagel.  What’s a Hoefnagel, you ask?  Not a what, but a who…Joris Hoefnagel, to …
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