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Claudette was loving Walter up in the sun. Trixie was jealous. Trixie displaced Walter and readied herself for cuddling with Claudette but she declined.

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Happy St. George’s Day & Shakespeare’s Birthday from Taggy.

Happy St. George’s Day & Shakespeare’s Birthday from Taggy.

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isitjuicy:

This is my effort for St. George’s Day.
I’ve written about it HERE.

isitjuicy:

This is my effort for St. George’s Day.

I’ve written about it HERE.

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sal-si-puedes:

To The Reader.

This figure, that thou here seest put,
It was for gentle Shakespeare cut.
Wherein the Graver had a strife
With Nature to out-doo the life:
O, could he but have drawne his wit
As well in brasse, as he hath hit
His face, the Print would then surpasse
All, that was ever writ in brasse.
But, since he cannot, reader, looke
Not on his Picture, but his Booke.

…

(Preface poem to the First Folio edition on the facing page of this engraving, written by Ben Jonson)

…

Happy Birthday, Bill!!!

sal-si-puedes:

To The Reader.

This figure, that thou here seest put,

It was for gentle Shakespeare cut.

Wherein the Graver had a strife

With Nature to out-doo the life:

O, could he but have drawne his wit

As well in brasse, as he hath hit

His face, the Print would then surpasse

All, that was ever writ in brasse.

But, since he cannot, reader, looke

Not on his Picture, but his Booke.

(Preface poem to the First Folio edition on the facing page of this engraving, written by Ben Jonson)

Happy Birthday, Bill!!!

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Group nap.

Group nap.

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Give me some ham.

Give me some ham.

italianartsociety:

Happy Easter from the Italian Art Society! Today Western Christians celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus. Though not as common as images of the Crucifixion, the events of Easter appear frequently in Italian art. Recorded in all four Gospels, the Resurrection itself was not witnessed and therefore was not visualized by artists until the 12th century. The Noli Me Tangere — Do not Touch Me — and the Doubting Thomas, were other common images designed to celebrate the Risen Christ.

Piero della Francesca, Resurrected Christ, fresco, 1463-5, Pinacoteca Communale, Sansepolcro

Pietro Lorenzetti, Resurrection, c. 1320, fresco, Lower Church, San Francesco, Assisi

Fra Angelico, Resurrection of Christ and Women at the Tomb (Cell 8), 1440-42, fresco, San Marco, Florence

Vecchietta, The Resurrection, 1472, bronze, The Frick Collection, New York

Luca della Robbia, Resurrection, 1442-5, glazed terra cotta, Florence, Duomo

Michelangelo, The Resurrection (recto, detail), 1531-32, black chalk, traces of red chalk, Royal Collection, Windsor

Agnolo Bronzino, Resurrection, 1552, oil on canvas, Santissima Annunziata, Florence

Giotto, Noli me tangere, 1305, fresco, Scrovegni Chapel, Padua

Fra Angelico, Noli me Tangere, ca. 1430, illuminated manuscript, Missal 558, fol. 64v

Andrea del Verrocchio, Doubting Thomas, bronze, 1476-83, Orsanmichele, Florence

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Happy Easter Everybody!!
We’re ready for some kielbasa now.

Happy Easter Everybody!!
We’re ready for some kielbasa now.

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miaofeng:

+ Holy Week • East Triduum • Holy Saturday, April 19, 2014 + 
Exaltabo te Domine quoniam salvasti me.
pic: Limbourg brothers: Deposition, Très Riches Heures,1411/12-16, Ms.65,fol.156v,Tempera and gold leaf on vellum, 29×21cm, Musée Condé,Chateau de Chantilly

miaofeng:

+ Holy Week • East Triduum • Holy Saturday, April 19, 2014 +

Exaltabo te Domine quoniam salvasti me.

pic: Limbourg brothers: Deposition, Très Riches Heures,1411/12-16, Ms.65,fol.156v,Tempera and gold leaf on vellum, 29×21cm, Musée Condé,Chateau de Chantilly

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Sometimes Taggy throws himself on the ground to get Trixie to play with him.  This is one of those times.

Sometimes Taggy throws himself on the ground to get Trixie to play with him. This is one of those times.

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Zzzzzzz.

Zzzzzzz.

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Walter exploring the tops of the kitchen cabinets. Stealthy gray panther.

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Why is it so cold???

Why is it so cold???

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You guys eat first. I’ll just wait my turn.

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Covering all the angles.

Covering all the angles.