Category Archives: Art

Klimt and the Golden Woman and puzzle persecution

  I am surprised I have not blog mentioned the golden woman who is persecuting us and who has been successfully managing to do so for several months now. I have never, in my life, experienced a puzzle in which … Continue reading

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Crazy Saturday

    Saturday was so crazy that I did not blog. I managed to get my Hungarian lesson in and then things happened. A son’s dog was dropped off and then work began on the gate for the driveway by … Continue reading

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Scotch Tape

Scotch tape seems to be something that disappears from our house with great frequency. It is almost as if we cannot keep it stocked. We have several places where we keep it and yet, it disappears. The culprit? Our grandkids. … Continue reading

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A visit to the Art Institute

Technically, I am on vacation. Reality-wise, I am not even teaching a class as it was taken from me at the last minute. If the enrollment in Arabic were better, this would not be happening. Nonetheless, Oakton is on break … Continue reading

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Coffee with the unforgettable Bob Enkey

On Thursday, I learned that a good friend and colleague from New Trier was no longer among us. Bob Enkey was one of the nicest friends and colleagues a person could have, a talented Art Teacher and human being. When … Continue reading

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