Armand Guillaumin; Les Ruins a Crozant, 1897
Volodymyr Orlovsky; Autumn
T.C. Steele; September, 1892
A whole lot of us go through life assuming that we are basically right, basically all the time, about basically everything: about our political and intellectual convictions, our religious and moral beliefs, our assessment of other people, our memories, our grasp of facts. As…
Reading a little bit about the epic Medieval love affaire between Abelard and Heloise. Theirs was not a happily-ever-after ending. I get that. So I am going along with all the trials and b.s. they and other people create for them until I get to the birth of their son….Astrolabe.
You named him what?
What kind of hippy nonsense is this?
Is he called Astro for short? Wasn’t Astro the dog’s name on the Jetsons?
I gave allowance for the names Abelard and Heloise. It’s a different era. Astrolabe was too much. It’s like naming your kid Caliper or Test Tube. I stopped reading after this.