21st-century

Beth suggests I stop thinking. I think that might be a good idea.

April 22, 2011

Lately I’ve stumbled on some images that disturb me. First, there were the chocolate crucifixes in the Easter candy aisle at Walmart. Then last night I came upon the collection above. I was a little bored, and honestly, since that amazing dream I had the other night, I have been a little lonely. So, I [...]

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Protected: Word (s)

March 22, 2011

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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Not this year, dear

March 8, 2011

At last I can show you the photographs I submitted to Seattle Erotic Art Festival 2011, because today I received the very sweet rejection letter. It included the classic, “Thank you … ” and “We regret to inform you … ” and then the data about how very many pieces were submitted—1,984 in all (a [...]

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The Makings of Friendships

March 3, 2011

Somehow I’ve acquired a cadre of spectacular friends. I’ll give myself some credit for this collection, because about ten years ago I made a specific decision to take better care of my friendships, and turned more attention to friends. But that is not the whole of it. I dunno. I suppose I am just fortunate. [...]

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The Afterward Project

February 23, 2011

Here we have the beginnings of a new project of mine. The first iteration of the Afterward Project is currently shipping to a conscripted beta tester; I can’t reveal too much about it until her test begins. However, I can tell you that the core of the Project begins with these tags that I am [...]

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If I Knew Then What I Know Now

February 11, 2011

I’ve been invited to contribute to a bit of an anthology that is being compiled for a girl named Clementine. Clementine is about to turn sixteen. Several women have been asked to compose a message to the girl they were at 16, so I’ve written this message to the girl I was almost 40 years [...]

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Live on Etsy

December 2, 2010

After mumbling for years about my intentions to build a shop on Etsy, I’ve finally started really using the Etsy virtual storefront. And I’m loving it. As you might know, I have a lot of “Cool Stuff”. I have too much cool stuff, and a strong internal magnet for attracting even more. Just last week [...]

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Opt Out

November 15, 2010

Remember those X-ray glasses we longed for as children? The advertisements were in the back of comic books: See right through clothes! The TSA has those now. They cost $100,000 a set* and are in use in airports throughout the United States (and have been in use in some airports since 2008). Next time you [...]

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Made in China — Your Money to China, duh.

November 6, 2010

So rumours are that additional U.S. currency is going to be printed and added into circulation; somehow this is going to make our lives better, more prosperous. While I aced my college economics classes and I’ve read a few recent articles about this whole print-more-money, cause-inflation, make-life-better notion, I really can’t provide a good “economic” [...]

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Sometimes You Have to Move to See It

September 15, 2010

Last night I woke around 3 a.m.; a tickle in my throat coughed me awake. In my foggy, dreamy state, I looked out the window and thought, “The stars have moved,” what with the constellations being different than when I’d tucked in and all. Of course as I roused myself awake enough to take some [...]

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