- "Art rediscovers, generation by generation, what is necessary to humanness. " -John Gardner
Lately, on InstagramShown: one kid dutifully taking her puppy for his daily work and the other excitedly stuffing his treasure box with untold wonders (read: sticks and rocks). Not shown: the mom who had a really bad attitude all day long about the way the world is at the moment.Henry’s been using quarantine to master his instafluencer posing. One need never be bored with a neutral door, seasonal foliage, a good hair day, and a demure head tilt. But on a different note- the world is all too dark and scary and ugly these days. Which makes it all the more important that we teach our children to celebrate light and hope and beauty. Today that looked like picking all our fluffy daffodils and counting worms in the garden.
Tag Archives: Proust
Confession: Despite my whining (see here, here, and here), I actually love Proust. Chances are good that if you have spoken to me any time in the last 4 months, I have probably talked your ear off about Proust at … Continue reading
In 15 minutes, I have my final exam for my Proust class. Which obviously means that it is time for “Quotes from my notes on Proust II.” (See part I, the midterm edition, here.) After all that happy love on … Continue reading
I am supposed to be studying for my Proust midterm that starts in 45 minutes, but I was instead wasting time on Pinterest (totally legitimate precursor to studying). I came across this and I love it: However, I am skeptical … Continue reading