Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Friday, March 7, 2014

March 7 - Georges Perec's Birthday

Georges Perec - a french writer, the author of "Life A User's Manual" (La Vie mode d'emploi) (great book), he was a member of Oulipo (workshop of potential literature) and he wrote a 300 page novel without using letter e. 

march 6 - Michelangelo's Birthday and day when silly putty was introduced

Thursday, February 27, 2014

February 27 - Polar Bear Day

Pretty soon polar bears will need boats to get any food

 a page from my 2013 calendar - everyone knows that polar bears are common mode of transportation in Russia

February 26 - Tell a Fairytale Day

Kurochka Ryaba (Speckled Hen) - Russian Fairytale

and a tiny video:

my old watercolor of speckled hen - now I see, it is not speckled.