Category: America

Turnouts

I love when the arts have the courage to reflect a view felt by a society, not matter how ugly or controversial. Bravo to Rescue Me, a series on FX. I felt this way after 9/11 and it was the closest thing to blasphemy. During that time people were ripped apart for any feeling that…

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J. Crew

I was listening to someone on NPR this morning talk about how the Obamas held hands during their first dance at one of the Inaugural Balls. This commentator (I use the term very loosely) went on to say that Americans can really tell they are in love because this is the first time a president…

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Reds, Whites and Blues

I have been crazy busy trying to write something worth reading, so I will leave this day to Walt Whitman.  Regardless of your party or candidate, Enjoy the Process!: Election Day, November, 1884 by Walt Whitman (1819-1892) If I should need to name, O Western World, your powerfulest scene and show, ‘Twould not be you,…

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Bandana

Today is the 4th of July. Independence Day for the United States of America. My youngest daughter was taking pictures of anything and everything today and she happened to take a picture of a vase of flowers. Instead of taking a picture of the flowers she photographed the stems in the vase. I looked at…

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