THE BOOK: stirred words

When I was teaching high school English, I kept a Bible and the Qur’an on my shelves. I had the American stories collected by Erdoes and Ortiz. (Most of my books were free to borrow and generally came back, but that book and the side-by-side original Spanish and English translations of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda … Continue reading THE BOOK: stirred words


Fresco found in Knossos palace, Crete, Greece, dated 1600 - 1450 BCE. And generally referred to as the "Bull Leaping Fresco." It is substantially restored, repainted—much of the original painting had cracked off the wall. Johnbod has released this to the public domain. Even if you never took Art History, you might recognize this mural, a … Continue reading IT MIGHT BE BULL… or not