Thanksgiving, Part the Seventh

Mamacita says: This painting by Norman Rockwell, is quite possibly the most well-known image of Thanksgiving that most people know. I wonder how many of your realized that Rockwell almost always used live models, and that most of those models … Continue reading

Thanksgiving, Part the Fifth

Mamacita says: Many people believe this is a Norman Rockwell painting, but it’s not. It was painted by artist Douglass Crockwell, and even though their surnames and style are similar, they are definitely two different people. And, with the mother … Continue reading

Thanksgiving: Part the Third

Mamacita says: I’m a sucker for a “returning soldier” sentiment. Norman Rockwell knew how to hit us in the heart, and that’s a fact.  Some things never change.  Even now, in 2012, there are people anxiously awaiting the return of … Continue reading

The Shit Epiphany

Mamacita says:  I’ve posted about this one before, but for some reason it’s been running through my mind and making me giggle all last night and was still tickling me when I got up today. When I was younger, I … Continue reading