Makes me want to cry
The Studio Boat
Claude Monet, 1876
Ivan Shishkin, Beech Forest in Switzerland (1863). Via WikiPaintings.
*sees a cute boy* *checks to see what kind of shoes he is wearing*
Simon Ostrovsky back in NYC, sharing his experience being held hostage by pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine.
(what a hottie on so many levels)
Also, I love Chris Hayes in this. “Who the HECK is the ‘People’s Mayor of Slaviansk’? Who is this guy?”
"He’s calling himself the ‘People’s Mayor,’ nobody actually voted for him, but he’s got gangs of armed men hanging Russian flags on top of Ukrainian buildings, manning checkpoints, abducting people and holding hostages."
Charles Oppenheimer (British, 1875-1961), Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland. Oil on canvas, 52 x 61 cm.
C, N, and L….and then I pulled out Dostoyevsky because I thought it was fitting to drunkenly read this in a pub