Month: December 2016

12.30.16 allegory


Allegory of the Old and New Testament, Peter Dell the Elder, early 1530’s (carving on pearwood). Permanent collection, Morgan Library.

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12.30.16 portrait


Anne, Emily, and Charlotte Brote as teenagers circa 1834. Painting by Branwell Bronte (he erased himself from the portrait). On display at the Morgan until January 2.

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12.30.16 possessed


Juvenile Charlotte Bronte manuscripts. Thumb provided for size reference.

Details from Charlotte Brontë: An Independent Will at the Morgan Library.

 

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12.25.16 kitten


Cam: “Guess what’s in the box?”

Me: “A kitten?”

I was right!! Best. Present. Ever.

Introducing my new best friend Bobcat, soon to be installed on a marble pillar in my bedroom.

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12.24.16 season


John Abernethy Kingdom wishes you a happy holiday season!

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12.18.16 players


These kids are serious players.

(Brooklyn)

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12.09.16 stranded


Stranded somewhere in the English countryside on a malfunctioning train.

Byron decided to take a nap.

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12.07.16 pyjama


My daughter finally got the book of her lifelong dreams: The Complete Little Nemo in Slumberland.

Pyjama pyjama pyjama!

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12.06.16 unicorns


Shoreditch reunion of Cambridge posse!

I delivered a stern lecture on riding unicorns toward economic Armageddon.

Jean quote: “It’s been years since Bee yelled at me!”

I heart these knuckleheads.

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12.04.16 toothbrush


Scary things happen when you forget to pack a toothbrush.

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