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Women and Beauty: Part Two

I’ve gone ahead and seen my dermatologist. My skin now tastes of medicine, but that’s okay– bring on the medicine. My dermatologist laughed when she looked at my record and pointed out that I’ve got a habit of scheduling an appointment exactly every 3ย years. The past 3 months has seen my skin spiraling down aย pit of despair, and Iย wasn’t having it. My skin is one … Continue reading Women and Beauty: Part Two

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What the Mona Lisa Can Teach Us About Life

Around 500 years ago, the god among men, Leonardo Da Vinci, painted the Mona Lisa. Itโ€™s a work of artistic brilliance. Brushstrokes disappear. Anatomical features are detailed with striking accuracy. Da Vinci blurs the background and gives Lisa the spotlight. She is close up and face-to-face. Light and shadow playing around her. This painting raised the bar for master painters and changed the way that … Continue reading What the Mona Lisa Can Teach Us About Life

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Ugolino and His Sons

One of my favorite works of art in The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the statue of Ugolino and His Sons by the artist Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux. I swim in this thing. I bathe in this thing. I drink of this thing. This thing is life. Yes, the mastery of the artist is an experience to relish. But this statue has something extra to offer. In … Continue reading The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Ugolino and His Sons