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  Ready for a geography project with the kids? This is a world map by UK artist Susan Stockwell for Bedfordshire University’s Luton Campus. She used recycled computer components to create it. Americans are notoriously BAD at geography and map making is a great way to help kids learn what’s where on planet earth. It doesn’t have to be perfect, but some concern for scale should be part of the process. Let… Read More

A woman escapes drudgery when she discovers a way to make the necessities of life a work of art? Every roasted chicken and freshly planted flowerbed begin reflecting an artist’s consideration for design and composition. While raising her children and keeping her house she hones her craft with care and attention to detail. And she sees, as the old words from Genesis put it, that it is good. I used to read… Read More