Call Me Fanchon (December Rêveuse)

Today’s title is a literary reference.  Bonus points to anyone who can guess what it is!  And the reference is older than the urban dictionary, so that won’t help you.


Today I stopped in at school for ten minutes just to drop off the papers I’ve graded and pick up another stack that hasn’t been done yet.  I’ve still got this head cold, and classes are Continue reading “Call Me Fanchon (December Rêveuse)”

500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art

Perhaps you have seen this short video before.  It’s one which has come across my screen many times over the last few years, and it haunts me — in a good way.

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about beauty and inner peace and acceptance and self-love.  You’ll be seeing a slice of the written fruits of such philosophical labors this month.  But while I’m finishing that up, please enjoy this.

Happy October.