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No, We Are NOT All Getting Taller or Growing Bigger Feet

Hey manufacturers: remember that there are plenty of us still around who haven’t grown much in the last several decades.

Lila is a mere five feet tall with size 5 feet, a situation that has not changed since… oh, probably about age 13 or so. 717 more words


Project Proposal

The strongest idea I have so for is on the subject of the extremely fast paced and ever changing fashion industry, which used to have simply four seasons: fall/winter spring/summer. 167 more words


The Story of Lost Arts

I last came here when my son was a very young, wriggly, distracted, bored, little boy, who wanted to run off and explore.  We stood for a while, watching the artisans ply their craft.  617 more words

Hippy Trippy Schadenfreude


“Assembly line of existence whirring on and on, units of humanity rising and falling along the way – punching in, punching out, punching in, punching out…” 114 more words

Creative Writing

A Brief Definition of Kitsch

This post is brief, intended to give definition to a term to be used in later posts. The term “kitsch” is a widely-used artistic terminology, which is closer to an adequate definition of the effects of an Imperialist consumer society on artistic products & artifacts than any other term. 469 more words


One of a Kind

Automation has made it possible to produce so many objects — from bread to shoes — without the intervention of human hands (assuming that pressing a button doesn’t count). 826 more words