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"Food is our common ground, a universal experience"*...

We have Instagram to thank (or, perhaps, blame) for the proliferation of avocado toast today. But it was another, much earlier development in food photography that introduced us to the avocado in the first place.

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Creative Notes

Yesterday, I went to the Piggly Wiggly in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.  I wanted to buy cards by Kelley McDougall, an artist from Wisconsin.  You can see… 38 more words

Art

An Innovative Approach to Church Life ... from 1916

The following tidbit from history surprised me. It just seems so natural to walk into the store, make my selections while I walk up and down the aisles, and check out. 595 more words

This Week In History

Log 14: Guards and Grog

Captain’s Log

Date: 27 June

Location: In a madhouse.

Conditions: As should be expected: mad.

If a man were to ask me what is the experience of captaining a ship, of leading a crew, I would say this: when you are the captain of a ship, everything goes wrong all at once. 1,963 more words

Damnation Kane

Purple Angels at Work

I am currently back in Wisconsin, and this weekend while making a trip to Piggly Wiggly, I stood in the checkout line behind a man with dementia. 395 more words

Purple Angels

Log #10: A Magic Window and Food from the Pig

Captain’s Log #10

Date: 27th of June

Location: Glass Palace

Conditions: Ominous

I can no longer trust O’Flaherty.

I have never warmed to the man; his introduction of the position of Quartermaster, a Caribbean invention with no place on a good Irish ship, and his near-instantaneous assumption of that position, were close enough to mutiny to have him strung to the yardarm and shot in the belly on many another ship. 3,791 more words

Damnation Kane

Information. And More Questions.

Captain’s Log

Date: 26th of June

Location: Coast of Florida, America, near Miyammy (20 mi. south)

Conditions: Landbound until repairs completed. The Grace cannot sail. 1,650 more words

Damnation Kane