Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Tag: Art

  • Great Wave

    I think I first saw The Great Wave of Kanagawa at a museum in New York in 1992, which I guess would have been the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Wikipedia says a copy resides there. At the time I was disappointed in there not being more SesshÅ« Tōyō. (I have a nominal connection to SesshÅ«.)…

  • SesshÅ« Tōyō – landscape

      SesshÅ« Tōyō – landscape, originally uploaded by whh. landscape in the hatsuboku technique. 1495. hanging scroll, ink on paper.

  • Chinese Scroll

    Japanese Scroll, originally uploaded by Ezra F. This hangs in one of the hallways of my grandmother’s house. Its been there since at least I was little tyke. I have no idea what it says. 🙁

  • Megan hates UF alumni

    Megan hates UF alumni, originally uploaded by Ezra F. Which means she loves Uga. 🙂 I finally had an opportunity to take a picture of one of the Uga statues around town. Its such a toursity shot. Megan makes for a willing tourista.

  • Bleu Cafe

    Bleu Cafe, originally uploaded by sneezypb. You know… with the French word Bleu and non-French word Cafe (as its missing the accent).

  • Pick One

    The difference a decade makes! I actually knew a couple other kids in school who were mixed growing up. Jimmy was part Spanish and part Black. I’m not sure what Eddie was. Some people still wanted me to pick one. J2, my aunt, was very Afro-Centric. She decided that my white mother could not raise…

  • A couple of quotes

    Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems. Rene Descartes French mathematician & philosopher (1596 – 1650) Quote Details: Rene Descartes: Each problem that I… – The Quotations Page It is said that power corrupts, but actually it’s more true that powerattracts the corruptible. The sane are usually…

  • Hairy

    Hairy Originally uploaded by sneezypb. Definitely time for a haircut. About a week ago I decided I needed one. However, its been quite hectic. As most of you know, I work for the University System of Georgia’s Office of Instructional and Information Technology, specifically a project to provide system wide (35 schools) online classes. We…

  • Science Mysteries, Explained

    Science Mysteries, Explained – Popular Science The world is full of mysteries, and we at Popular Science strive to do our part to help you make sense of them. What causes Slurpee-induced brain freeze? Will junior1s piano lessons make him smarter? Can men produce breast milk? We’ve covered these important bases and more to help…