Also referred to, at least around here, as “Girlled Cheese Sandwiches”. It makes about as much sense; after all, I don’t cook them on a grill (I use a griddle), and, at least around here, they’re always made by girls.
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This skirt by the duo 6267 caught my eye. Clipped from The Wall Street Journal, February 23, 2007, in the Marketplace section. (The article was called A Duo called 6267 Adds a Spark in Milan.) I like the contrast between the fitted overskirt and pleated texture of the underskirt.
I clipped this from The Wall Street Journal, the February 23, 2007 Review: Theater. The picture is credited to Paul Kolnik, but this is only a small piece of that photo. (The play being reviewed was ‘Salvage’.) I like what they did with the shoulders.
(The title is reference to the book I learned how to read on, so you probably won’t “get” it.)
The picture has been clipped from The Economist, the article Medical statistics: Signs of the times.
In 1856, the Xhosa had a serious problem. They had been defeated in many wars and had lost a lot of their ancestral lands. They faced the complete extinction of their culture and way of life at the hands of European colonists. So how did they deal with this serious and seemingly insurmountable problem?
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If you have finally got some snow, and a decent slope for sledding on, the next thing you’ll be needing is a sled. I recommend the Wham-O Boggan Sled. (You can find it at Amazon here.)
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In one of my previous posts, I talked about some of the things I don’t like to see in juggling videos, so today I thought it’s be appropriate to show a video that I do think was entertaining.
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The essay of the week caused us to think of this poem by William Blake for various convoluted reasons.
The Tatterdemalion knows how do a proper rant. This particular rant by her has to do with a store that most of us don’t shop at, but we all still enjoyed it anyway.
The most dangerous thing about an evil ideology is that it makes us think that we are justified in doing anything that opposes an evil ideology. We often forget how the evils of communism caused people to turn a blind eye to the evils of fascism. And how the evils of fascism caused people to turn a blind to the evils of communism.
There is not better example of how this moral blindness work’s then the young George Orwell. As this essay reminds us, young Orwell fought for a group of murderous communists in the name of freedom.