Song for a New Year

I woke the boys with a song yesterday morning. The Morning Song, in fact. You know it, don’t you? Good morning to you!Good morning to you!We’re all in our places with sunshiny facesand this is the wayto start a good day. That’s it. That, and a plain, sing-songy kind of melody which can become Oh-So-Annoying … More Song for a New Year

Winter Landscape

Lucas van Valckenborch’s painting Winter Landscape hangs in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, Austria and also all over my coffee table. It’s been there for about five days now, and its over 500 loose pieces have been reduced to just over one hundred, I’m guessing. My progress has been slow but steady, and certainly slower … More Winter Landscape