A town in Japan received a replica of Michelangelo’s David as a gift. Many found the statue to be immodest and demanded underwear.
image by David Gaya, wikimedia commons
Read the story here. Japan Town Demands Underwear for Michelangelo’s David
I had no idea John Ashcroft had moved to Japan.
Blogs and Articles in No Particular Order
I’m excited to tell you about WANA International’s first online writing conference – WANACon! With best selling author Kristen Lamb at the helm, this is sure to be an outstanding learning experience for authors. New York Times Best Selling Author Allison Brennan and Aaron Patterson, #1 Amazon Best Seller and General Manager of Stonehouse Ink Publishing are only two of the teachers presenting classes during the event, which will be February 22 – 23. Kristen gives us the details at her blog. And Now for Something Completely Different! Redefining the Writing Conference
I always enjoy seeing two of my favorite bloggers in the same place. This time, it’s Jess Witkins and Julie Glover. Guilty Pleasures Friday – Embarrassing My Kids
Lena Corazon directed me to The Association for Renaissance Martial Arts and an interesting article, What Did Historical Swords Weigh?
Ellie Ann pointed me toward some amazing horses. Picturing Horses
A Knight at the Crossroads by Viktor M. Vasnetsov, US public domain
Blurb Etiquette Some excellent advice from author Mike Duran.
Beyonce created quite a stir with her costume that was almost there at the Superbowl halftime show. Elizabeth Duffy wrote and excellent commentary on the kerfuffle. Sex, Shame, and the Superbowl
Sometimes those old relatives wander off to the strangest places. Via Judith Houlding of Space Editing, LLC. Bones Under Parking Lot Belonged to Richard III
A precious moment captured. Via Xandra James we have Baby Wolf Learns to Howl.
All the best to all of you for a week of knowing your art.
Piper Bayard–The Pale Writer of the Apocalypse