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December 12, 2002

Free Reads -- Alexandra Ceely

Friedrich --

Alexandra Ceely, who runs Out of Lascaux (here), has been on a cultureblogging tear, showing how to do it with class. She reflects about working as a kind of teacher's assistant, muses about how reading books as an adult is different than it is when you're a kid, and provides a first-class illustrated introduction to the Candle Light Painters. De La Tour wasn't alone -- who knew?

She also reminisces about visiting Cairo -- not a happy experience, apparently.

Sample passage:

My advice about seeing Egypt: if you want to see pyramids, go to Vegas. If you want to see the tombs of Saqqhara, go to the Field Museum in Chicago. They have an exact replica of the paintings and carvings. So exact, I stepped inside and realized I had been there before. I still enjoy the Ancient Egypt shows on TV.



posted by Michael at December 12, 2002


You are too kind! And with praise like that, I'll just have to try and live up to it. Thanks!

Posted by: Alexandra on December 13, 2002 11:13 AM

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