Sunday, February 22, 2009

Monday, February 16, 2009

A Dream and Fruitless Vision

Here’s something we though somewhat appropriate for today, the supposed end of analog television here in the United States: on February 17, 1958, Pope Pius XII declared Saint Clare of Assisi (1193-1253) the patron saint of television.

Monday, February 9, 2009

In This Distracted Globe...

Seeing some of Thomas Doyle’s globes reminded us that Bellairs’s characters were often fond of the little worlds within globes – be it the crossroads in a green glass paperweight, a purple spark in a sphere fastened to the handle of a magic umbrella, or the magical snowscape created by Mattheus Mergal in The Hand of the Necromancer.

That, and be careful if you walk in on the group from 'The Reprisal' (right).