Monthly Archives: January 2017

Video: Adrienne Rich reads “What Kind of Times Are These?”

Originally posted on Vox Populi:
. Adrienne Rich reads her poem “What Kind of Times Are These.” Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival. Adrienne Cecile Rich (1929 – 2012) was an American poet and essayist who was an…

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3 Versions of 1 Drawing

Originally colored pencil on 100 lb paper: 2 photos and a grey scale scan.

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Women Will Always Be Rising: A Force Like the Sun, Unstoppable.

Sofonisba Anguissola (1535-1625) was a fortunate young Italian woman in that her enlightened father endeavored to educate all seven children – including the girls – in the best humanistic tradition. Although several of her sisters also painted, it quickly became clear … Continue reading

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You Reading This, Be Ready

Originally posted on Paper Pencil Life:
A poem I’ve been reading on repeat. A poem I will be referring back to. (thank you, Kim Cody for sending it to me)

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Education Does not Prepare You for Life: Life is Your Education.

There is only one way to read, which is to browse in libraries and bookshops, picking up books that attract you, reading only those, dropping them when they bore you, skipping the parts that drag — and never, never reading … Continue reading

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Especially in This Winter We Must Remember Who We Are

It is what we must do each day, inch out on the ice with our hands together for support. It is fascism that attempts to give us the security by making us safe from others. Security is always an illusion, … Continue reading

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Autumn at the Zoo

I finally got around to going through my fall photos including a trip to the Point Defiance Zoo. I was able to capture some bright fall colors on a very grey and drizzly day.

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