Category Archives: On Culture

“The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.” ~ D. H. Lawrence


It makes me crazy at Art Sanctuary to have to justify arts in the inner city by showing how it […]

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July 4th at the President’s House


Last week two friends, both writers, one from California, accompanied me to The President’s House in Philadelphia.  I still had […]

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Guest Post: All I Needed to Know About Men, I Learned in Kindergarten


All I Needed to Know About Boys Men I Learned in Kindergarten – {from author Trisha R. Thomas} …Or more […]

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In Memoriam: Walter Edmonds, artist (1938-2011)


Walter Edmond’s paintings entered my spirit the first time I stepped into the six-story high French Gothic cathedral of the […]

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Guest Post: Every Child is Legitimate


Today’s Guest Post is from Tayari Jones, author of Silver Sparrow, Leaving Atlanta, and The Untelling:   Tabloid-style headlines have […]

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Memories


At Civitella Ranieri, the castle (castello) sits at the top of a hill that looks out on all sides onto […]

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