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Internet down

Since Sunday, our internet has been down. It’s not the first time that we have had trouble with Comcast and have finally decided to change providers. Our new provider, AT&T Uverse, will not be activated until Friday. Indeed we all know about … Continue reading

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JB as the “Bricklayer’s Mate” via August Sander, 1928…

…while one of three farmers stares at me.

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Nicholas Nixon’s “The Brown Sisters”

In 1975, when the photographer of these images, Nicholas Nixon, and his wife (third from left) were visiting his wife’s family, he photographed her and her three other sisters, using his 8 x 10 inch view camera. In 1976, they were … Continue reading

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“Names” by Danusha Laméris

What happens to the ones that fall out of favor: the Dorises and Archibalds, the Theodores and Eunices? They all had their day, once roamed the earth in multitudes alongside Gerties and Wyatts— at least one in every classroom. Names … Continue reading

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“Variations on the Moment of Apprehending the Extent of One’s Responsibilities” by Craig Morgan Teicher

Variations on the Moment of Apprehending the Extent of One’s Responsibilities 1 that minute subdivision of time during which the full consequence flickers, just before the door clicks shut but just after you could have stopped it from shutting, when … Continue reading

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“Theories of Time and Space” by Natasha Trethewey

You can get there from here, though there’s no going home. xxxxx Everywhere you go will be somewhere you’ve never been. Try this: xxxx head south on Mississippi 49, one- by-one mile markers ticking off xxxx another minute of your … Continue reading

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Compost

I spent the whole day cleaning the garden, spreading the compost, and planting a few plants we purchased this morning. From 10:00 to 6:00, working our small urban patch of land, with a small break for some iced tea and … Continue reading

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