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Emily Post Meets Brut

It doesn’t matter that the concrete of this setting is less than elegant, neither marble nor oak. In Emily Post’s eyes, such form is near perfection: “the utensils are placed in the order of use; Forks go to the left … Continue reading

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See Feelingly

  My wish for the coming year: to clear our eyes.  To see with feeling again.   To not just see broad strokes, cartoonish outlines, the wild and wooly, but to see deep.  See beyond. From the other side of the … Continue reading

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Too Good to be Real

A group of adults were milling around a sumptuous gallery of an art museum. The high walls were laddered with portraits – crafty Flemish merchants, suspicious Protestant faces, plump hedonists from classical mythology and 19th century. Saints being martyred. It … Continue reading

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