Monthly Archives: August 2012

Bella Vacanza

My good friend, Todd Hansen, has graciously agreed to allow me to post his reflections and pictures from his recent trip to Italy! When I’m unable to get much beyond the confines of home, sharing armchair travel with friends is … Continue reading

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August 4: The Birthday of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Nothing is more human than for man to desire naturally things impossible to his nature. It is, indeed, the property of a nature which is not closed up in matter like the nature of physical things, but which is intellectual … Continue reading

Posted in "Adonais", Art, Authors, Beauty, Books/Reading, Creativity, England, Faith, God, John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Poetry, Travel, Words/Language, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments