Nils de Dardel

Nils de Dardel, one of Sweden’s most famous artists, is all but unknown beyond its borders. His surname, according to the guide at the Modern Art Museum in Stockholm, is pronounced Dar-a-del. As soon as I saw the poster, I … Continue reading

Halloween en français

Ont un Halloween Heureux!  That’s what I’d like to say, since heureux co-mingles nicely with horreur in the ear, but Joyeux Halloween! is probably correct.  I love Halloween, and in honor of the holiday, I’ve done a new page for my website about the catacombs. … Continue reading


My One Paranormal Experience

  On my last visit to France, I made a return pilgrimage to Auvers-sur-Oise, a town a little to the north of Paris where Van Gogh spent the last three months of his life, and where he completed seventy-seven paintings. … Continue reading