Sunday, November 7, 2010

Theme: Medicine

The definition (from:


any substance or substances used in treating disease or illness; medicament; remedy.

the art or science of restoring or preserving health or due physical condition, as by means of drugs, surgical operations or appliances, or manipulations: often divided into medicine proper, surgery, and obstetrics.

the art or science of treating disease with drugs or curative substances, as distinguished from surgery and obstetrics.

the medical profession.

(among North American Indians) any object or practice regarded as having magical powers.

Here are some synonyms:
anesthetic, antibiotic, antidote, antiseptic, antitoxin, balm, biologic, capsule, cure, dose, drug, elixir, injection, inoculation, liniment, lotion, medicament, ointment, pharmaceutical, pharmacon, physic, pill, potion, prescription, remedy, salve, sedative, serum, tablet, tincture, tonic, vaccination, vaccine

And for the nerds amoung us:
The Latin word for medicine is medicámentum, if for the chest it is called narthécium.
Or is it rememdium? Ahhh Latin......

Does anyone know of a good English/Latin online dictionary?

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Jaw Bone and Stone Beast

Oh Joy! I have a jaw bone. So don't even think about touching my pine pitch or I'll pinch you with my pincers and sort of half bite you...Well, at least I'll scare you with my jagged sharp teeth.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

A Story About Protection

Once upon a'll have to make it up yourself. The End.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

a bone in the hand is worth two in the ground

both - 22" x 36"
mixed media on stonehenge

"leave all your luggage and baggage behind
you can't carry it with you if you want to survive..."

-florence and the machine

Monday, November 1, 2010

themes for the end of fall

I cordially invite all members to participate in a new theme: BONE.

Do with that whatever your big hearts desire...


christyn m hall