Monthly Archives: April 2014

Bucks Reviews Carl Larsson

Carl Larsson is another dead Swedish Painter. He did most of his work in the late 1800’s. Carl went to Paris to study and become famous, but it didn’t work out so he moved back to Sweden. He must have … Continue reading

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Bucks Reviews Anders Zorn

I see Amber is going back on line with her blogs so I guess I should do something. Maybe an art review would be interesting to my followers. I’ve been looking at the work of, Anders Zorn, a famous Swedish … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday morning

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Amber Reviews Murakami

I get so bored sometimes. They’re letting me out of the house now and again, but it’s still not really warm and no good for sunbathing. I’ve decided to write some book reviews to pass the time. I mean, like … Continue reading

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Civil War

The Civil War began on this day in 1861. Abraham Lincoln’s election the previous fall had signaled, for many Southerners, that the time for compromise on the slavery issue was over. Confederate troops fired on Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, … Continue reading

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Reichstag Dome

The decision to move the capital from Bonn back to Berlin was made after the reunification of Germany. It was also decided that the original Reichstag building be constructed with a dome that emphasized a unified Germany. Architect Norman Foster … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Memories – Oude Kerk

Thinking of Amsterdam, still months away, my yearly visit. Browsing some photos from my last. The Oude Kerk (Old Church) 1650. One of my favorite places, located in the center of the Red Light District. Filled with memories of times … Continue reading

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