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Well, hey there. Thanks for stopping by my little blog. I am not a blogger by any means… at least I don’t think I am. I am really just sharing information and my experiences with art or all kinds. I am a recent college graduate, and I found that I missed the academic environment and all that comes with it. This blog is really a challenge to myself. A challenge to make time for the things that I enjoy and the thing that studied in school: Art History. Don’t get me wrong, this is not going to be my avenue for posting research and papers. But I thought it would be kind of interesting and fun to have one place that I could document the artistic things that I do and see. My life since graduating has been pretty lack luster and I feel like I’ve gotten a little downtrodden because of the new adult routine that I have been thrown into: wake up, go to work, deal with customers at work, go home, go to bed. I’m not satisfied with this and I think I need to make more of an effort to make a place for the things I love. So, in short, this blog is really therapeutic for me, but I do hope that if someone does happen to stumble upon it that they can gain something from it. Thanks again…

Artfully yours,

Meredith

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  1. I can absolutely relate! The reasons you describe are similar to my own in starting both my blogs. Good for you! People don’t take the time to stay connected with the things that are really important to them. I hope your blog allows you to make time for art and beauty in your life. Thank you for visiting and following my blog. πŸ™‚

    • Oh, thank you so much for taking the time to leave me a message! I found your blog through “The Bookshelf of Emily J”. I am becoming such a huge fan of her blog as well as BOTH of yours! You are such a great writer and your post on “The Paris Wife” was so incredibly thoughtful and eloquent. I am a HUGE Hemingway fan, so its really nice to know there is still discourse in regards to both him and Hadley. I hope you follow my blog as well, and I really look forward to reading more of your posts. Be well! πŸ™‚

      • πŸ™‚ ! You ar so kind…..Emily is such an inspiration. I love her writing and she is so prolific. My blogs often languish because I don’t have the time to post and I write very slowly. But I do enjoy writing them — The Paris Wife post was just so much fun. Have you read the book? It, and Emily’s posts this week, has inspired me to get reacquainted with Hemingway.
        I’m absolutely following your blog and looking forward to reading more — have your Gatsby page opened for later today — and chatting with you now and again. Cheers!

  2. I have read The Paris Wife! After I read it, I got on this weird obsessive Hemingway kick that I still haven’t recovered from, haha! I suggested Paris Without End to Emily, which is the most comprehensive biography on Hadley. I am currently reading that and it is giving me a whole different perspective on the version of Hadley in The Paris Wife and A Moveable Feast. If you haven’t read it, I HIGHLY recommend it. I can already tell, between you and Emily, I’m going to be learning a lot and reading a lot! :)! Take care!

    • Just now seeing this — so sorry… 😦 I love knowing about Paris Without End — thank you! I will add it to my list.

      On another note, this came across my email list today and I thought of you. http://eighthdaybooks.com/products/Imago_Dei_The_Byzantine_Apologia_for_Icons_New_in_Paper_A_W_Mellon_Lectures_in_the_Fine_Arts-106938-0.html

      Hope all is going well, and thanks for all of the great images you’ve been posting. Love the way looking at beautiful art makes everything seem better.

      • Oooooo! I have heard of this book, but kind of forgot about it. That’s so nice of you to share it! I am totally going to buy that. I got a little excited (and perhaps over zealous) about getting back into school and I am currently trying to read 3 books at once, haha! I might need to reel it in a bit. πŸ™‚

        Thank you so much for everything! I hope you are doing well too, I really loved your Julia Child post. I LOVE her… and had NO idea about her wanting to be a writer. Fascinating! You always have the best posts.

      • πŸ™‚ Your excitement is contagious…an thank you for your kind words about my posts. I appreciate that. If it makes you feel any better, I am juggling about 8 books right now as I try to get ready for my classes, which start in two weeks. My brain is short-circuiting! But it is good to be excited.

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