Sunday, March 15, 2015

"Grand Ol' Gang" by Andy Thomas

It’s lonely at the top!

Our Presidents have a uniquely solitary job. They surround themselves with the strength and wisdom of talented and experienced people, but as Harry Truman once said, "The buck stops here.” We can hardly imagine the weight of decisions they must bear. Perhaps that is why we are so familiar with the before and after photographs depicting the accelerated ageing process while in office. These leaders deserve some time to relax and unwind. more...

"The Snake Oil Salesman"

The size and scope of Morgan Weistling’s The Snake Oil Salesman
places us in the middle of the action, in amongst a crowd of our friends
and neighbors at Dr. Stanley’s Traveling Medicine Show. Back in the
1800s traveling salesmen crossed the land from town to town, promoting
what they claimed were remedies for all manner of ailments. To sell their
fake medicines, these charlatans would pose as professors of medicine or
doctors with dubious credentials. more...