classics in culture
The Hound of Heaven – From Tow’rs to Francis Thompson
Lately, I’ve been enjoying the music of a little-known band called Tow’rs, whose style comes under the “indie folk” genre. (Indie folk is a wonderful invention of old time instruments – fiddle, banjo, guitar, cello – combined with new lyrics and melodies.) Tow’rs is from Arizona, and their specialty is infusing their songs with thoughtful… Continue reading
Ice Skating to Classic Literature – Friday Thoughts
Medvedeva’s Anna Karenina, from an earlier competition. I don’t usually watch a lot of TV, but that changes as soon as the Winter Olympics comes around. It feels like the world is just a little (tiny) bit saner when the Olympics goes well, and, of course, I get a thrill out of watching skiing, snowboarding,… Continue reading
Hi, I’m Marian—sharing a fondness for classics and other books here and on my YouTube channel. I’m a Christian, designer, and avid tea drinker, and my home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest, US.