Monthly Archives: June 2013

Slowly, carefully, and with intention

Though school has officially ended for the summer, there have been a couple of union issues which still need some resolution. This must have been the subconscious energy that drove me to choose Diego Rivera’s mural, Production and Manufacture of … Continue reading

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“Wanting Sumptuous Heavens” by Robert Bly

No one grumbles among the oyster clans, And lobsters play their bone guitars all summer. Only we, with our opposable thumbs, want Heaven to be, and God to come, again. There is no end to our grumbling; we want Comfortable … Continue reading

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Though there is still lots of work to do…

…can’t help but feel good about the SCOTUS decision.

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Wet at the Botanic Gardens

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Recipe for relationship

IB and his girlfriend are taking a road trip to Virginia and North Carolina and we are lending them our car. In thanks for our generosity, they cooked us a most amazing meal last night. Broiled mackerel, konbucha (not pictured), … Continue reading

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JB’s Solstice moons

(All photos by JB)

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My grandmother’s chair

My sister has had this chair for about a dozen years. It started its life on Franklin Avenue in Toledo Ohio, where my mother grew up. My grandmother had it in her dining room, against the wall on the left … Continue reading

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Agency and power in the world

I never liked shopping. My mother did. The sizing in the clothes burned my eyes and the fashion my mother was interested in was far away from my sense of who I was becoming at the time. My sister  told the … Continue reading

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Summer has finally arrived

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To read is to empower

This is the front of the card that a student gave me at the end of the school year. This card accompanied a notebook/ journal titled the Decomposition Book (100% Post-Consumer-Waste recycled pages, made using Bio-gas, processed Chlorine-free, printed with … Continue reading

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