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WELCOME ~ Art, Literature and The Examined Life Blog


Art, literature, the examined life, artists, writers, novelists, philosophy, Socrates, Rodin, time travel, sculpture, what is art, The Trilogy of Remembrance, The Osgoode Trilogy, Alexander Wainwright

  Welcome to… The MARY E. MARTIN TRILOGIES BLOG and on Facebook @TheTrilogyofRemembrance— the place for thought provoking ideas and lively discussion about art, literature and the examined life. Hope you’ll follow this blog and visit The Trilogy of Remembrance on Facebook. Why? If you love…                   […]

ART ~ the Remedy for Year End Blues


Happy New Year, 2016, holiday, War, Peace, Art, celebrate, spirit, overcoming fear, writers, painters, Hopper, Vermeer, J M W Turner, novels.

For me, war is the lowest and darkest expression of humankind. But ART is our highest and very finest expression of the human spirit. A lot of people say 2017 has been a tough year. Everybody’s fearful of something. At the end of each year, we review all the worst times that we and our […]

I Found the Spirit of Tolstoy


Tolstoy, Writing, art, radiance, sublime, novels, magic realism

I am Alexander Wainwright, a landscape artist, who is travelling in CyberSpace with slow and hesitant steps in this strange and uncharted realm. But with each step forward, I become bolder.            It is–very dark. Suddenly I am standing before a shady avenue of trees. Where does it lead? Now I am no […]

A Question of Love!


This time, when I awoke inside my dream, I was lying on the ground, overcome by a sweet fragrance wafting over me. What was it? I sniffed again and tried to recall. Cherry blossoms? Yes, that was it! Where was I this time? Without moving, I looked about to see a path leading up to […]