Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Born October 25, 1881 in Malaga, Spain, Pablo Picasso became the defining artist of the twentieth century. As I learned about his life, I was struck by the observation that Picasso was blessed with parents who recognized his gift at …[Continue]

Cubism

Cubism

Cubism was an influential art movement of the early twentieth century, started by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque between the years of 1907 and 1914. It is considered the first abstract style of modern art, as it abandoned perspective and …[Continue]

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney

Despite being a Beatles fan for nearly fifty years, I’d never seen any of the Fab Four perform in person until I saw Paul McCartney in San Francisco last week on his Out There tour. Hearing 65,000 fans (of all …[Continue]

Fingerprint Crafts

Fingerprint Crafts

The use of fingerprints as a form of identification dates back to Babylon, ancient Rome and China’s Tang Dynasty. The first modern use of fingerprints was recorded on July 28, 1868 in colonial India by a British magistrate. Today’s website …[Continue]

Christmas Crafts

Christmas Crafts

“‘Tis the season to be jolly.” And Christmas crafts certainly add to the season’s jolliness, don’t you think? This week’s website picks showcase Christmas craft projects for kids of all ages….[Continue]

Halloween Recipes

Halloween Recipes

Fun Halloween food is just one of many ways to enjoy the spooky holiday with friends and family. Whether you are looking for ideas for a healthy family dinner before trick-or-treating, or an entire buffet to entertain costumed friends, the …[Continue]

Back-to-School Clipart

Back-to-School Clipart

To kick off this back-to-school season, I present these free clipart sites. But first a couple of ground rules. One, please respect common clipart etiquette and do not hot link directly to these images. Instead, always download images to your …[Continue]