Category Archives: Art, Music, Crafts, etc.

Things That Make Me Smile No.128: Street Theater

Giant marionettes to amaze and entertain. Pay attention to the extent of articulation in the dog especially. There are many more videos of this and previous performances to be found by searching for giant marionettes created by the French street … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 08-18-2017

Tips (Parenting) Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers seven tips for raising daughters that apply to sons as well to foster thinking and encourage the success of a life well lived. https://www.inc.com/bill-murphy-jr/7-things-successful-people-need-to-do-courtesy-of-ruth-bader-ginsburg.html Creativity (Exercise) A study by Stanford University found that the … Continue reading

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Looking in: An Exploration of Descriptive Choices

When I’ve taught classes on description, there’s often a moment when an exercise goes awry. Sometimes it’s a matter of reader 50% where the focus comes from the experiences of the reader, but often it can occur when the writer … Continue reading

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The Subliminal Enforcement of Bias in Hollywood and Life

I’m one of those people who sees the underpinnings of situations. I’ve been told many times that what I’m seeing isn’t there. I’m white so where race is concerned this response isn’t an attack but actual blindness. While it’s possible, … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 08-04-2017

Creativity (Charity) A non-profit organization makes the cos-play dreams of children in wheelchairs come true. Click the link to the organization in the article to see more of their creative endeavors. http://fanboyplanet.com/sdcc-2017-magic-cosplay-from-magic-wheelchair/ GIMP Technique (Graphic Art) I generally use the … Continue reading

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