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Bluebird: Madeleine Jaffray

My latest painting is the second to be inspired by the archival record of another Edmonton woman’s experience of the First World War. 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the end of that tragic war, which has compelled me to research some of those stories. 488 more words

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#20 bus song

What makes the bus go? asked the man I’d been talking to, as he prepared but slowly to get off the bus. What makes the bus go? 144 more words


Both Sides Now: Reclaiming Treatment

apparently this was published in 2011 in The Network, the newsletter of the West Coast Mental Health Network. who knew.


After the dust clears from your first encounter with the apparatus of psychiatry, you’re diagnosed. 508 more words


Local Philly Jazz Clubs to Save Philly's Jazz Past

Philadelphia is getting very serious about its jazz history and trying to uncover its past—and all for the right reasons because genres like rock’n’roll and country would not exist without jazz. 856 more words


Bloodhound (Beka Cooper #2) by Tamora Pierce

Previous Book: Terrier

Is Beka ready for her first real mission?

Beka Cooper is having trouble settling into the Provost’s Guard. In just five months as a full member, she’s already gone through four partners.

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* [asterisk]

this short, strange essay is part of a collection published to accompany Nothing About Us Without Us at Gachet in December 2013.

In baseball, when a player achieves something that needs qualification, the traditional way is by using an asterisk. 439 more words


Mat No More: The Diaries of Mary Capling Hyde

I felt it would be appropriate to write this post on November 11, 2018, the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.  The painting that I just finished, titled… 656 more words

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