Monthly Archives: September 2014

Racism is not over, but I’m over racism.

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Ah, Romanesco

Who would have thought that at my age, I had never before seen, let alone eaten, romanesco. My sister and I went to a farmer’s market in Ann Arbor last weekend and ran across these very alien-looking, otherworldly members of … Continue reading

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“Grandma’s in the car.”

Last Friday I took my mother to the hospital to get her battery replaced for the DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation) she has for her Parkinson’s disease, which helps to control her dyskinesia. We had to be at the hospital in … Continue reading

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365 Paintings for Ants

Lorraine Loots, artist from South Africa, creating one miniature each day. An impressively disciplined and wonderful project. (Another link from Michael –Thank you, yet again.)

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“Autumn” by Vivaldi

“Autumn,” from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, presented by The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Matthew Hall, with Scottish violin soloist, Nicola Benedetti— Dec. 10, 2011.

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Los Intocables

Erik Ravelo, a Cuban artist, has created a series of works called Les Intocables, The Untouchables, pieces that speak to the insecurity and lack of well-being of children in our society and to the right that all children need to be … Continue reading

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Street Typography

I am so amazed at the talent of sign painters and those who can letter by hand (my father’s skills). This was filmed two years ago in London.  

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