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Conjoined Twins in the Sideshow

After the premiere of American Horror Story: Freak Show, I was reminded of the research I did preparing to write my novel, Cirkus. I delved into the history of American circuses, particularly sideshows. 2,501 more words

American Horror Story: Freak Show

What's the Fascination with Twins?

I admit it. I am fascinated with twins. Fraternal, identical, boy/girl – it doesn’t matter. When I was a little girl, I used to draw crayon filled drawings of what my family would be like when I got older, and they were filled with twins, triplets, and octuplets. 824 more words


I object(ify) ... a new kind of Flipper

Well, American Horror Story has returned with Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuck’s Season 4 iteration: Freak Show. The ninety minute premiere – which I have already watched twice – did not disappoint. 530 more words

Personal Journey

Girl Born as Conjoined Twin in Panama Undergoes Historic Surgery in L.A.

A 2-year-old Panamanian girl born a conjoined twin was separated at 20 days of life, leaving one twin deceased and the surviving twin, Ana Paula, with three legs, a third kidney, and other complexities. 99 more words

Local News

Gifted Hands - by Ben Carson (1990)

He was poor, born in Detroit, and raised by a divorced mother who had only a third grade education. Most people would have predicted he was destined for a life of poverty and low-paying jobs. 385 more words

Biography And Non-fiction

Interview from the Liz McMullen Show

Liz and Karelia discuss mental asylums, writing process, redemption narratives, conjoined twins, and our shared experience at all women’s colleges.



Today’s watercolor experiment:

Events of the past few days inspired today’s watercolor. I started with my new brush, a 3/4″ oval wash (which I love), and used¬†Winsor red to draw a full, luscious contour. 209 more words

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