Healthcare Center hangs Forcella artwork

Healthcare Center hangs Forcella artwork

May 6, 2002 — In Phoenix a new healthcare center hangs Forcella artwork, that’s my fun news for the day. They love their ten prints and sent me pics of how they look. See below for a slice of the experience. Otherwise, what a laundry list of tasks: I continued with more design today for Contrado, got the two pieces of art I picked up in Sac for image capture onto the website, posted new work to both FB and IG, tending that as we speak. Lyle Lake to FB and Under the Oak to IG. Also added hardware to the backs of five paintings, and now I’m doing this blog before I drop! I haven’t even played Wordle today for heaven’s sake!

I will admit this blog was a lot more fun before I started doing the SEO part. Aargh. I try to do what my webmaster says, so ignore everything past the first two paragraphs, after that, it’s the Artful Gents doing their awful writing. Can you believe for SEO, you need a min of 300 words in your blog each day. That doesn’t seem like much, but is twice as long as what you see here.

Healthcare center hangs Forcella artwork
Healthcare center hangs Forcella artwork

And now, for those adventurous enough to press on, please enjoy the history of the lollipop, by the Artful Gents:

Ever since the first commercial candies appeared on the modern market in the early 20th century, modern historians and confectioners have been trying to decipher the origin of this interesting and unique confectionery product. With the development of hard candy, the formula changed, and by the early 20th century, modern candy began to catch on. Whoever first planted the lollipop, all that effort went into creating the modern lollipop, one of the most famous lollipops in the world. Lollipops may have been the first modern lollipops. George Smith, owner of the Bradley Smith Company, is credited with creating the modern lollipop.    Show Source Texts

The word “lollipop” is a general term today, George Smith was the first to apply it to lollipops. The word “lollipop” (originally spelled lollipop) first appeared in print in 1784, although it did not always refer to lollipops. What we think of as lollipops may have originated in Europe during the Middle Ages, when sugar was boiled to create lollipops and molded on sticks as a treat for the rich.    Show Source Texts

If the 17th-century English version isn’t considered the first modern lollipop, you can look to the Civil War era as another early forerunner when lollipops were applied to the tips of children’s pencils. Lollipops as we know them today began to appear in the United States shortly before the Civil War; Small pieces of caramelized sugar were glued to the ends of the pencils for children to chew on. Today, people will use chopsticks to eat treats made from boiled sugar.    Show Source Texts

George Smith of New Haven used the idea of ​​putting lollipops on sticks to make them easier to eat, and the lollipops were originally soft candies rather than hard candies. In 1908, George Smith of New Haven named Lolly Pops after a local racehorse and applied for a trademark on the name. Russian immigrant Samuel Bourne took credit for inventing the modern version of the lollipop, which he began producing in 1908, and in 1931 he coined the term lollipop, “borrowing the name from a well-known race horse named Lolly Pop, when the term lollipop is finally reunited with the 17th century phrase (slap, remember?).    Show Source Texts

One of the most famous is the American confectioner George Smith, who created the first modern variant of the lollipop in 1908. Among candy makers who see the potential of lollipops and plan to monetize the candy, George Smith is probably one of the most famous candy makers in the United States. There’s been a lot of discussion about who first made lollipops, where their name came from, and who first invented the machine to make lollipops.    Show Source Texts

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Painting nature is my way of being devotional to this beautiful planet we’ve been born to. I strive to bring onto the canvas the livingness, aliveness, and wildness of this wonderland we call Earth… Read More

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