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Passed 1300 followers on Friday the 13th!

I’d say that’s as good an omen as any. THANK YOU, EVERYONE! Loving all of your comments and ideas - I have a few more entries queued up (next post coming your way after the Sunday PBS installment!), but I’ll get to interspersing new submissions on the blog soon.

I am also (slowly) wading through my inbox to be able to respond / send messages to everyone in a proper manner - but since I got a few lovely anonymous comments, thought I’d take a moment to reply to these wonderfully nameless internet people all together now:

  • This. is. THE BEST. Thank ye kindly!
  • Can you read my mind? Because it’s like you took everything that I love and hold most dearly (period drama and Beyonce) and mashed it all together into a symphony of bliss. I’m in love. With Downton Abbeyonce. I am so glad you love these two things as much as I do. Even though I have mixed feelings about the latter half of Downton S2 - but that is neither here nor there.
  • My new homepage. 4 real. I am truly honored.
  • Discovering this lovely blog had made my day, which up until now was looking as dourly as O'Brien’s face. YOU get bonus points for using the word “dour.”
  • This is one of the best tumblrs I have seen…Great Job! Keep the Beyonce coming! Oh I WILL. 

In sum, you all just made my day - thank you! 

What doubly made my day was this:

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Knowing that both the A.V. Club AND parents liked something you put on the internet is strangely validating.

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The Importance of Art in Child Development
In recent years, school curricula in the United States have shifted heavily toward common core subjects of reading and math, but what about the arts? Although some may regard art education as a lux...

Learning to create and appreciate visual aesthetics may be more important than ever to the development of the next generation of children as they grow up.