If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you. -- Oscar Wilde
Ever see the chrome car bumper Thomas Aquinas outside the Church of St. Thomas Aquinas in Charlottesville, VA? I'm trying to find a pic online but the parish website seems to have wisely left it off their pages. Wonder if it's still there? Back in the 70's St. Thom's had some pretty unique art, courtesy of benefactors with more welding tools than taste. The narthex once held a scrap-iron David holding up a scrap-iron fish (not sure which passage in scripture inspired it.) By 1980, David, melted slightly in an arson attempt (by an intolerant antichristian, not an outraged art conoisseur, believe it or not), was flanking the basement door. I assume he was eventually recycled into something useful.
News to me...I assign that august project to you, Cminor!
I did eventually find Thom--he's on the Google Earth streetscape for the church's location if you keep your eyes peeled. Otherwise, he doesn't seem to be a popular photo subject.
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