‘Miniver Cheevy’: When Nostalgia Runs Amok
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‘Miniver Cheevy’: When Nostalgia Runs Amok

The poem is a century-old lesson on living in the present moment.
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What’s Up With The Number 100?
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What’s Up With The Number 100?

The number 100 is embedded in many cultures and often signifies fulfillment. It really does seem to be a magical number.
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Memorializing the Fellah Woman
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Memorializing the Fellah Woman

Léon Bonnat’s intimate scene of a peasant woman captures the values and sentiments of a dwindling way of life during Egypt’s expansion.
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Mice, Men, and Farming: ‘The Best Laid Plans ... Often Go Awry’
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Mice, Men, and Farming: ‘The Best Laid Plans ... Often Go Awry’

The saying, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry” helps us remember that we are not ultimately the ones in control.
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The Colonial Fife: A Melodious Strategy
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The Colonial Fife: A Melodious Strategy

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‘Miniver Cheevy’: When Nostalgia Runs Amok

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Elementary, My Dear: O. Henry’s Short Story, ‘The Sleuths’

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The number 100 is embedded in many cultures and often signifies fulfillment. It really does seem to be a magical number.
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Memorializing the Fellah Woman

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Léon Bonnat’s intimate scene of a peasant woman captures the values and sentiments of a dwindling way of life during Egypt’s expansion.
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Celebrating the World’s Best Portrait and Figurative Artworks

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The Portrait Society of America selected its International Portrait Competition finalists.
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The American Mozart: Composer Timothy Olmsted

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Timothy Olmsted’s lifelong dedication to music made him one of the country’s earliest influential musicians.
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The French Loire Valley’s Cheverny Castle

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Booth Tarkington’s Short Story, ‘The Spring Concert’

Booth Tarkington’s Short Story, ‘The Spring Concert’

A 19th-century author reminds us of the radiating warmth of spring.
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Rembrandt’s Sole Seascape and the Great Heist

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Stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990, ‘Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee’ along with two other Rembrandts are still missing.
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Mice, Men, and Farming: ‘The Best Laid Plans ... Often Go Awry’

Mice, Men, and Farming: ‘The Best Laid Plans ... Often Go Awry’

The saying, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry” helps us remember that we are not ultimately the ones in control.
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