Category Archives: The Feeder Feed

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! Sometime in … 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 … Continue reading

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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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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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 … 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 hand, … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: new arrivals: UPDATE!

It has been a huge day at the feeder.  So far today I have seen four new arrivals of the season. First, however, a cameo from “jake”, or “future supper”. Here is Mr. Thrasher.  They have some 3000 different calls. … Continue reading

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