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a picture is worth a thousand words

Taking a deep breath: Happy Holidays!

December 9, 2009 a picture is worth a thousand words

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Hello, December!

December 1, 2009 a picture is worth a thousand words

Tweet If not for the end of NaBloPoMo, I would not have been so eager to see December, in all honesty. Sorry, December. It’s not you. On second thought, actually, it is you. I am just remembering the things I need to accomplish before we get on the plane to DC for Christmas on December […]

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The Internet has changed forever what we take pictures of…

November 29, 2009 a picture is worth a thousand words

Tweet … even more so now that Smart Phones are becoming ubiquitous. For the better… or for the worst? To a certain extent it has changed WHEN and WHERE we take pictures. The way we interpret the world. The way we caption the things we see. Now every snap shot that comes through my daily […]

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How pumpkin pies are made…

November 26, 2009 a picture is worth a thousand words

Tweet Happy Thanksgiving! Well, yeah, you have to click on this thing below that says “click to continue…” to find out how pumpkin pies are made… Ready? Ok. Are you sure you want to know? Ok. Fine. Don’t say I didn’t warn you… You are welcome. * This is one of those “Internet Memes” that […]

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Happy Thanksgiving to all! Except, well, the bird…

November 23, 2009 a picture is worth a thousand words

Tweet But wait. There is more! Thanks to Elly over at BugginWord for alerting me to this wonderful, modern rendition of Thanksgiving. Elly has much to thank for: she beat cancer! Now let’s all go over and say: Happy first year in remission, Elly!

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Freedom from Want, Or The Case of the Golden Turkey

November 22, 2009 a picture is worth a thousand words

Tweet Even if you don’t know its name, you must have seen this iconic painting by Norman Rockwell: The name of the painting is Freedom from Want, by Norman Rockwell in 1943. Ever since its appearance and subsequent permeation into the pop culture and the collective American consciousness, it is also known as Thanksgiving Dinner. […]

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The Golden Rule. Again.

November 19, 2009 a picture is worth a thousand words

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“Bring Back Thanksgiving!” Number One, baby!

November 16, 2009 a picture is worth a thousand words

Tweet I know this is sad on so many different levels… Let’s not even talk about how sad it is that I got so excited over the fact that my “Bring Back Thanksgiving” post is, as of this second, the number one result on Google. What got me really sad is that not enough people […]

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What is your blog rated?

November 15, 2009 a picture is worth a thousand words

Tweet I have to say, and yes, the following reaction says a lot about my pretension, my secretly wanting to appear to be what I am not: edgy, devil may care, swashbuckling, avant garde, ground-breaking, cool, I WAS DISAPPOINTED MY BLOG WAS RATED WTF? I am seriously crushed. G? I would think it at least warranted a […]

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“The Saddest Kid In The Class”

November 14, 2009 a picture is worth a thousand words

Tweet I saw this photo essay on Huffington Post, and it resonated with me somehow. (Actually, not surprisingly…) The kid’s name is Alex.  A-L-E-X. I hope s/he is doing ok. I hope the smiley face means this was all done tongue in cheek. Perhaps it is a clever maneuver, a sarcastic comment on, a protest against […]

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