Pamela Tartaglio

About me

Writer and past president of Women Writing the West. I blog about the arts, history and places. If you’d like to see some American historical museums, visit my website and blog!

From my website

The Startling Personal Finances of Professor T.S.C. Lowe

A bold entrepreneur and scientist, Thaddeus S.C. Lowe (1832-1913) made fortunes and lost them. It is almost the due date for filing 2016 income taxes, so some of us are taking a hard look at our saving and spending. The story of Professor Lowe’s fortunes is a cautionary tale. He was a…

From Realistic to Abstract: Picasso’s “States of Mind” on Display

Picasso saw things differently. On January 2, the Tournament of Roses Parade will pass Norton Simon Museum. The grandstands at left have platforms for cameras. What were the steps in Picasso’s mind when he looked at a person or animal, drew it, and changed it into an abstract image? What…

A Fence Around Her: Lottie Johl

A ghost town is the home of the stories of its past residents. [This post was written by reader Brigid Amos. Maybe you have seen her comments here. She is the author of a new book,  A Fence Around Her. I’ll let her continue…] There is something bittersweet about a…

 
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