When I moved to New Orleans in July 2011, the place was welcome if not new to me. I had traveled to the city before, not only as a tourist but also as a partisan of its beauty and recovery. While living in Western New York and on the Gulf Coast of Florida, my partner […]
My research started with a simple post on Facebook. An upcoming conference has recently announced that this year they would not be distributing those little books full of paper titles, abstracts, and session schedules. This year, all of that information would be placed on a USB flash drive, in an effort to go green. It […]
I couldn’t resist sharing this Get Fuzzy comic strip: http://www.gocomics.com/getfuzzy/2011/11/06 Check it out!
Many in the Occupy Together movement, particularly those of us involved in Colorado, were disappointed and chagrined when reports started rolling in early Saturday evening that there had been arrests made at Civic Center Park in Denve. Unlike earlier in the week with Occupy Oakland, the reports charged that protestors antagonized police; accompanying photos showed […]
First, start here Gadhafi Still On Show, Rotting as Wrangling Goes On. I should note that this article is being updated regularly, so the title might be different now. In any case, the short story is this: For four days, in “a mockery of a traditional lying in state,” Gadhafi’s body lay rotting for public […]
On Saturday, October 22, I was a participant-observer at Occupy Denver, a sub-group of the larger Occupy Together movement that is now in 1,608 cities across the world. While the movement has been growing both in numbers and in sophistication, there is still a lot of confusion about the intentions and characteristics of the people […]
In about 10 days many of us with days jobs or demanding hobbies are going to panic as the realization slowly dawns that we have not prepared a proper Halloween costume. Many of us women, (and maybe some of the guys too), may very well reach for the generic costume, the ones that whore-up whatever […]