Sunday, August 23, 2009

the things you learn in the country

Keep your attic bat-proofed, otherwise close the door so that bats don't get in the house. I would write about it, but someone beat me to it so why reinvent the wheel?

I never thought I'd say that I am living in a bat-filled church. Apparently you see them fly in and out of the bell tower some nights. I never noticed. Read about it here (the pictures are great!).

Monday, August 03, 2009

Poets and Artists Magazine

Check out this magazine featuring some talented up and coming artists and poets, including Oscar Bermeo who's blog Intuitive Intertextuality is one of the blogs I follow here (take a look at "Literary Bloggers" on the sidebar). Also in this issue is Kehinde Wiley. His themes on canvas provide an interesting juxtaposition of traditional themes and narratives painted over the past 8+ centuries, with a modern twist.

Most of all...dig this awesome widget for the mag: