Art Potion by Robert & Sara Genn

Art Potion by Robert & Sara Genn

“Le Pont de l’Europe-Gare Saint-Lazare” 1877 oil painting by  Claude Monet (1840-1926)
“Le Pont de l’Europe-Gare Saint-Lazare” 1877
oil painting by
Claude Monet (1840-1926)

The Painter’s Keys – Letter

Here, in France, potions are in fashion. Miraculous mineral waters, copper bracelets, Thalassotherapy, algae injections, mud activities, the pleasantries of colonic irrigation — there are ways of purging the bad stuff from the lungs, brains and bowels. Going by the number of Boxters and Beamers parked outside the fashionable Miramar in Arzon, Brittany, it would appear that the schemes that sell some of these elixirs are big business. Perhaps it’s got something to do with the perennial French interest in “The Cure.” I overheard one woman say, “Thalassotherapy has better odds than Lourdes.” As an aside, in my opinion, these folks aren’t getting enough roughage.

I’ve often wondered if there was some potion that might clean out all of the bad stuff I have in me in connection with my work. For example, yesterday, attempting a complicated chateau, I caught myself…

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