Happy Memorial Day, everyone! I was in Colmar, France on Saturday and visited the Bartholdi Museum here. He was the sculptor who designed the Statue of Liberty, and they had a bunch of prototypes/concept models on display. He was interested in Egyptian and Greek mythology, and it shows in these models – early concepts had an Isis theme, but he later switched to a representation of the Roman goddess Libertas.
Yay! We’re one step closer to the official end to the 2015-2016 NHL season with the San Jose Sharks advancing to their first ever Stanley Cup Final. Some of us will care, some of us will not and that’s how it is. Continue reading →