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Dead Sea — Intro

http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/deadsea.scrolls.exhibit/intro.html an Exhibit at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC The exhibition Scrolls From the Dead Sea: The Ancient Library of Qumran and Modern Scholarship brings before the American people a selection from the scrolls which have been the subject … Continue reading

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Fossils Help Rev Hard-Hit Newfoundland Fishing Area : NPR

http://www.npr.org/2011/10/04/141044355/fossils-help-rev-hard-hit-newfoundland-fishing-area Guy Narbonne, a paleontologist at Queen’s University in Ontario, inspects a fossil at the Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve in Newfoundland. It is filled with half-a-billion-year-old treasures like this one.

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Mieke Teirlinck – Portraits

http://users.skynet.be/geertlejeune/painting/portr.htm At Sea As night hath stars, more rare than ships In ocean, faint from pole to pole, So all the wonder of her lips Hints her innavigable soul. Such lights she gives as guide my bark; But I am … Continue reading

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Mieke Teirlinck – Portraits

http://users.skynet.be/geertlejeune/painting/portr29.htm With decisive oilpaint brush strokes M. Teirlinck paints figurative portraits, nudes, landscapes and still lifes. Sometimes she also works conceptual. Everything is painted wet-in-wet : models sit, landscapes are painted “en plein air”, preferably in one sitting. Austerity is … Continue reading

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Emile Bernard

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrBHw0XCxFk Born in 1868, in Lille, Emile Bernard comes to live in Paris with his family, in 1881. His early passion for drawing is opposed by his father but supported by his grandmother. Registered in the Studio of Cormon, in … Continue reading

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Sound of Music, So Long, Farewell

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJjBvK_2Wjo ..this is Skizzle Von Trapp, who was on an exchange program back in ’65. Since he’s the only one left around here, he would like to share that magic family moment that he knows we all dig deep for … Continue reading

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We Grow Accustomed to the Dark by Emily Dickinson

http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/we-grow-accustomed-to-the-dark/ We grow accustomed to the Dark — When light is put away — As when the Neighbor holds the Lamp To witness her Goodbye — A Moment — We uncertain step For newness of the night — Then — … Continue reading

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