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On a Lazy Morning

On a lazy morning

Winter waiting on the threshold,

a slight chill

in the breeze 

touching the skin,

piercing a bit deeper,

but gently.

The sun espying one eyed  69 more words


Go Daddy... GO!

Four teenage girls piled into my car, clad in their Mario Brothers matching outfits – one set of green, one set red. The ritual of Halloween parties and trick-or-treating (more of a coming together of suburban teenage texters and tweeters) now officially over, the girls with their straightened hair and braces-less shiny white teeth Snapchatted and Instagrammed about where the fun would continue. 801 more words


How Tasteless Suburbs Become Beloved Urban Neighborhoods (TheAtlantic)


The same bungalows that some now see as charming appeared tacky to the people who watched them get built up. 1,785 more words

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A Night of Ennui with Michelle Grabner

The 2016 Portland Biennial curator Michelle Grabner gave a brief presentation on her curatorial practice at the new Schnitzer wing of PNCA (Pacific Northwest College of Art) on Thursday, November 19 to a packed house. 742 more words


2 Dead, 5 Arrested in Raid Targeting Paris Attack Mastermind

SAINT-DENIS, France — A woman wearing an explosive suicide vest blew herself up Wednesday as heavily armed police tried to storm a suburban Paris apartment where the suspected mastermind of last week’s gun and bomb rampage was believed to be holed up, police said. 1,043 more words

Ex-student Sues College for Excessive Force by Police

CHICAGO (AP) – A former student is suing an Illinois college alleging two campus police officers used excessive force during a videotaped arrest sparked by her smoking on campus. 322 more words