Monthly Archives: October 2006

leo rising

Photo by Corrina Last week Chad’s sister gave me two elementary school pics of Chad and his astrological chart. I had his chart read by my friend last night and I’m going to try and summarize what I remember here. … Continue reading

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out-of-the-box pumpkin carving spam I got

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"that's so trailer" Thanksgiving corn

This is the beginning of my Thanksgiving recipe leaking. This dish is strictly all-American, requiring only canned corn and saltines. It is the dish Bella contributes to the table every year and has been passed down through the generations on … Continue reading

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societe anonyme

New item for the Washington D.C. to-do list at Thanksgiving: the Societe Anonyme: Modernism for America exhibit at the Phillips Collection. Sounds fascinating. It’s based on 150 works of art from Katherine Dreier’s 1000-piece collection donated to Yale in 1941. … Continue reading

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small thrills

I  called Network Solutions and finally did something with the domain name,, that I have owned for the last ten years: I paid $12/year to have it forwarded to this here blog. That’s a little easier to remember anyway. … Continue reading

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wangechi mutu

I had to tear and save this article about Wangechi Mutu from the June 2006 Vogue after reading this little excerpt about what inspires her:”She remembers watching a 1992 demonstration in Nairobi during which a group of mothers protesting the … Continue reading

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As Columbus put it,

“Gold is most excellent; gold constitutes treasure; and he who has it does all he wants in the world, and can even lift souls up to Paradise.” Still only in the second chapter of Lies My Teacher Told Me. Clearly … Continue reading

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self-reflexive blogging cannot be helped

Dang it, sometimes you have to post a link to something somebody else posted about. This time it is Zeke being un-American, which is fine since he’s Canadian, and also fine because anybody who posts un-American pictures of George Bush … Continue reading

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I'm going chicken crazy here

I followed up that beautiful roast with homemade chicken pot pie. I used the recipe at the cookingforengineers (called analytical cooking) site I have in my blogroll, but I used Earth Balance instead of butter, whole wheat instead of white … Continue reading

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recent violent movies

We saw Flags of Our Fathers last night and while it was very similar at times in feel to Saving Private Ryan, I thought Clint Eastwood did a good job. Besides the standard horrifying war gore, the story telling was … Continue reading

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