Category Archives: The Feeder Feed

The Feeder Feed: Christological Goldfinch Sighting!

I am at the Detroit Institute of Art for the day. After the court decision, some of the art here will surely be sold off. Ah the fruit of the decades long efforts of liberal democrats!
In any event…
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The Feeder Feed: cabinet edition

At the Met there is a marvelous cabinet that belonged to Card. Barbarini who became Urban VIII. Don’t worry about the number of tassels. The varied.

There are some whimsical depictions of birds, including a reversal of fortune! … Continue reading

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ROME Day 4: Raphael, ravioli and so forth

Today began with a private tour of the Vatican Museum. A friend of many years was our guide. It was the first time I had ever seen him at work. Brilliant. I even learned a few things.
Some shots for flavor.

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The Feeder Feed: Chicago Edition

I had a way too brief visit to Chicago’s Institute of Art. I hadn’t been for a while and I was eager to refamiliarize myself with the collection.
During the visit, I spied this, which I am sure will interest you … Continue reading

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ROME: Sacra Liturgia Conference – Day 2 – Part Duh… errrr… Deux

Lots of French this afternoon at the Sacred Liturgy conference. I follow French well but… with the jet lag and the first topic… damn! I had to walk around and find coffee for to stay wakeful. And I find lots … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: surprise Goldfinch

I am at the Met (big surprise) and I have been surprised by Christological Goldfinch in an unusual place.
On the one hand our finch is is in usual place: baby Jesus hand.
On the other hand, our finch is in … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: packed museum edition

The Metropolitan Museum is jam-packed today, which is to be expected. I limited myself to a brief assault just to see a couple pieces. I did, however, want to share a Christological goldfinch in this painting by Sano di Pietro … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Boston Edition

I am enjoying a day at the Boston Museum with some (traditional) students.

I wanted to share a Christological Goldfinch.

A “Mystical Marriage” scene.
Remind me to post the shot of Catherine beating the Devil with a hammer!
From there to Turner!
A gloriously horrible … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Cardinal Edition

I no longer have the big and varied feeders that I once did at The Sabine Farm, but I do have a small feeder on the window here at the Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution Venue.
As result I don’t have the … Continue reading

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Z-Cam fun: Ray!

I have dubbed all male Cardinals “Ray”.
It was nice to see Ray on Father Z TV this morning, live from the Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution Venue.

Which reminds me… I have to redo the playlist.
UPDATE:
Then the Missus showed up.

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Z-CAM & RADIO SPTDV – Latin Rosary, some Advent music

You can reach the Ustream page of the Z-Cam & Radio SPTDV (olim Sabina) here.
I don’t control the ads that pop up, alas. I have found that “Ad Block” works on them, however.
Right now I have some Advent music and Latin … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Museum Song Bird Edition

Here is an Allegory of Music by Laurent de la Hyre (+1656).

The figure is playing a theorbo, or chitarrone, probably a symbol of musica “artificiale“. They had drone strings and produced a rather symphonic effect. On the other … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Attic Black-Figure Edition

I haven’t been able to post feeder updates because … well … because. Here is a variation I use when on the road.
Behold an Attic Black-Figure pelike, or wine jar.

This probably shows a variation on the theme of … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: various colors and killing chipmunks

It has been a while since I have been able to report to you on the doings at the feeder.
First, the black squirrel is back.

Card. Ray is rubbernecking a bit.

A Ruby-Throated Hummingbird having a bit of a rest.

This Oriole was … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: New Arrival Edition

I have had some new arrivals.
The hummingbirds have shown up in force.
Mr. Ruby-throated Hummer.

The Missus.  Oooops… no, that’s an Oriole muscling in on the feeder.

The Orioles have been rather bold this year, even hanging around pretty close when I have … Continue reading

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