Saturday, June 20, 2009
7yo John has devoured 35 Boxcar Children books in the last few weeks and now he's started on his first "real" book: Lewis's The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. He's covered five chapters since an hour before bedtime tonight, and he's taking full advantage of our rule that allows kids to stay up as long as they want as long as they're reading.
Friday, June 19, 2009
but I haven't yet, and they're sitting right there waiting for me:
"Pen and Parchment: Drawing in the Middle Ages", a show currently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Mew York City. Here's a sample of 9 of the 50 pieces; see especially St Matthew's robe, rendered solely in colored lines. Here's the Met's webpage for the show.