Vincent's Yellow

a[n] [auto]biography and a love story.


It has come to my attention in the past week or so that the tree outside my window turns yellow. This room is  my studio these days, but it used to be my bedroom for many years. I never noticed the yellow. Lately, this view makes me very happy. In general, Vincent has gotten me […]

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Fri, October 23 2009 » Personal » 2 Comments

Van Gogh Watermelon

A little bit of fun for Friday… At first, I could not figure out WHAT this was made of, but, upon further inspection, I realized this is a watermelon.  The meme I found it on gave no credit to the creator, but after a little internet digging, I found him: Takashi Itoh. (Vincent was infatuated […]

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Fri, October 2 2009 » Popular Culture » No Comments


(photo by Tim Caldwell) I learned many, many things today in my research, but one particular thing is that Vincent liked olives. During one visit to his brother, in the last few months of his life, he bought olives every day and more or less forced his brother and his sister-in-law to eat them. I […]

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Fri, August 7 2009 » Personal, Research » No Comments