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Muse

Originally posted on Light & Shadow:
My beloved; Elusive one. Scent of Feral honey and Chocolate. Satin cloaked in Velvet. My heart Quickens When you Exhale. Words dance around you: Why, if, may I, when? Colours blend; In the gloaming.…

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A New Leaf…

It is almost a year since I came to the fork in the road and walked a new path.  I started this blog as a way to share my family papers and artifacts; to share my love of history.  My … Continue reading

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Greek Drama

It is the morning of the first day of the City Dionysia.  The event takes place in Athens, a city state on what is now mainland Greece. It is one of the most powerful cities in the Ancient world. This … Continue reading

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Mausoleum: The face behind the stone

She challenges Penelope, the loyal wife of Odysseus, for the role of faithful companion. Some ancient texts claim she drank the ashes of her cremated husband in tribute. In history, Artemisia is known for creating a palatial monument for her … Continue reading

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Gateway to Another Time: Lascaux Cave Paintings

Placed in context of the time it was found, the discovery of the Lascaux Cave was overshadowed by a world in crisis. France has just fallen to Nazi rule three months earlier. Four boys, and a dog with the forward … Continue reading

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