The Wall Street Journal's art page has this great feature called the Masterpiece column in which you get to just stop and spend time on one work. As every writer who has done one of these will tell you, it is exhilarating and frustrating. I don't have to explain the first part, at least not … Continue reading Saving the Sea of Milk
Whether or not the ancient Khmer had a word for it, they certainly knew how to express the power of transitions and threshholds in stone. Sure wish "liminality" had some of that oomph.