Tag Archives: Johannes Vermeer

Faculty on Film

I identified Colin Firth as the leading film actor of his generation long before Americans ‘discovered’ him and bequeathed him an Academy Award. Despite his well-deserved title in the British press as “the thinking woman’s crumpet,” I cherish his acting … Continue reading

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Kitchen Blues

I love my kitchen.  Apparently, I shouldn’t.  In an age obsessed with stainless steel on which to showcase finger-prints and granite in which to grow germs, I like my scour-able white appliances and solid-surface counter-tops.  I like that I can stir a pot … Continue reading

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