Entries from February 2009

I especially liked Maira Kalman’s new series on Abe Lincoln in today’s (2.27.09) New York Times.

Published on February 27th, 2009 by Malachi

Treat yourself and take a look. The painting of Abe sitting in a dining chair with a bowl of fruit on the sideboard is JUST Fabulous! Oh that Kalman eye! Oh that Kalman heart! Oh that Kalman touch! Oh that Kalman wit! Great stuff!

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Frogs, anyone? I love frogs; I am on the side of frogs; I admit it –I am a Ranaphiliac!

Published on February 24th, 2009 by Malachi

In fact, I am so much a Ranaphiliac, that it was I who invented the Word back in….when was it. I wrote The Book on Frogs: I called it “Ranaphilia: Love of Frog.” “Rana” meaning “Frog” and/or “Toad”, and “-philia” meaning “Love of”. “Ranaphilia” is a set of three miniature books in a hand-painted miniature […]

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Re: Holly Brubach’s review of “The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement”

Published on February 22nd, 2009 by Malachi

In the NYT Style Magazine today (2.22.09) “What is going on here?” This is my new stock question –the question that I ask of myself; the question that comes to my mind when I am trying to figure out what’s going on before my eyes. I am always looking for an answer. I look for […]

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