Call it many names, but not kindness. Nothing so condescending as kindness.
An educator on why "patience" and "kindness" miss much of what is going on in the classroom.
On being a nude model for artists: males (1
), females (1
The story begins in 1879. Cheval, then 43 years old, had been working as a rural mail carrier in the southeast of France for 12 years
. Because his daily routine involved walking about 20 miles (32km), mostly in solitude, he did a lot of daydreaming. One day (perhaps while his mind was elsewhere), he tripped over a small limestone rock.
He picked up that stone and over the next 33 years went on to build his dream
, Le Palais Idéal,
an amazing fantasy palace
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