Author Archives: Tullia F.
Tonight, I’m left with a quandary: 1. Do I care enough about the NCAA Men’s Championship to watch the game? (This is not an idle question, as watching the game would require going out somewhere to do so, since I … Continue reading
I’ve been listening to Tony Judt’s Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 on audio book, and it’s gotten me in a mid-century mood. The book, by the way, has been more engaging than I expected. There are a few … Continue reading
You’re heard about the Italian woman suing her local church after its painting of Jesus (the restoration of which she botched) became a tourist attraction? How about the monkey in a shearling coat that was found wandering around an IKEA … Continue reading
It’s hard not to notice the lack of large women on television – not plus-size women necessarily (whatever that means in this day and age, though would the NYTimes please not include someone who is a SIZE 8 in a … Continue reading
What new goals shall I set for myself now that I’m in my 30′s? Run a 10K? Publish an article? Finally unpack my office? Bring my Spanish fluency up to a passable level? The options are finite, but daunting.
Thinking about artists and coffee got my brain on Christoph Niemann, a graphic artist who has a recurring “strip” in the NYTimes called Abstract City (the type of art he produces varies considerably, though he tends toward a high-concept yet … Continue reading
I’m losing steam, but I’m going to finish this by birthday West Coast. Sure would be nice if I could make some coffee, but I don’t have any at home because I have yet to find the good coffee roasters … Continue reading
Placidus picked up on my frequent mentions that I liked a particular textile artist, Lauren Bahr, on Buy Some Damn Art, so he bought be a couple of her pieces for my 30th birthday! Though I often say things like, … Continue reading