The Fall of the Sorcerer’s Hat

In the year 1505 — barely a decade after the discovery of North America by Christopher Columbus — the two greatest artists of all time were commissioned to decorate opposite walls in the Hall of the Five Hundred in Florence, Italy. Leonardo da Vinci and his rival Michelangelo both began studies on their respective frescos and worked […]

Five Windows Into Rides

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul. I’m sure this must be true. I like to imagine my soul looking out on the world through the twin portholes above my nose in the corner penthouse of my head. I draw the drapes when it’s bedtime. Install hurricane shutters whenever I’m working with power tools. […]