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July 18, 2017

Mid-Morning Open Thread

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The Matchmaker
Gerard van Honthorst

Commenter-- and host of the recent Texas Moron Meet-up -- Ben Had has asked me to tell you maniacs that another one is in the works if there is sufficient interest.

Tentatively scheduled for October 14, and located about 70 miles South of Dallas TX, anyone with interest or questions please contact: murphywong at peoplepc dot com.


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And because your intrepid but forgetful coblogger did a cursory and incomplete check, this piece is a repeat. So here is another painting, suggested by commenter "Kris," who really does know a lot about art!

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A Philosopher giving a Lecture on the Orrery
in which a lamp is put in place of the Sun

Joseph Wright

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