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Purple Pincushion flower

Posted: June 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Purple Pincushion flower

I know, I know…no one can get enough of my favorite new flower!

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The quiet one in our family

Posted: June 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

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I am sorry for the lack of quality in these images.  I wanted to introduce a member of our family, this is Kitty, she belongs to my daughter.  She was plucked from the shelf @ Tuesday Morning in 2002. Kitty is both a blessing & a curse.  A blessing because she is able to calm my daughter, a curse because if she was left behind…well, lets just say  I’d rather face a tornado.  I found Kitty on the washing machine this morning.  She needs a bath because she went camping at Saab Lake/Pond.  Kitty has been on every single camp out since the creation of the lake.  I think she went to the last one just to save S. the time of answering the question posed by the Saab Clan as to where she was.  Its always easier to say she was present, then trying to explain why she would…

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It’s better …

Posted: June 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

radical eyes for equity

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (HBO Documentaries, 2013) offers a window into the intersections of music, religion, and politics in the context of Vladimir Putin’s Russia:

On Feb. 21, 2012, members of the feminist art collective Pussy Riot, donning their colorful trademark balaclavas, or ski masks, participated in a 40-second “punk prayer protest” on the altar of Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral before being detained. Arrested and tried for trespassing, wearing “inappropriate” sleeveless dresses and disrupting social order, Nadia, Masha and Katia were accused of religious hatred in a trial that reverberated around the world and transformed the face of Russian society.

The film ends with two of the three band members still in prison, their unwavering ethical statements expressed in court haunting viewers along with the sometimes shocking and always confrontational performance art detailed in the backgrounds of these young women.

As I have written before, the expression…

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Necessary Roughness

Posted: June 16, 2013 in Uncategorized