Monthly Archives: December 2013

Patriarchy’s Magic Trick: How Anything Perceived As Women’s Work Immediately Sheds Its Value

Originally posted on Crates and Ribbons:
The gender wage gap has long been an issue of importance for feminists, and one that consistently finds itself on the UN and government agendas. Despite this, there is a persistent idea among many…

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Adoration of the Shepherds by Johnathan Jones

Merry Christmas everyone!

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An Amazing Quote!

“If I waited for perfection, I would never write a word.” — Margaret Atwood How many times do I refrain from writing anything because I expect my writing to be perfect? A lot. I have been writing a lot more … Continue reading

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Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas by Judy Garland

The original version is kind of sad, but I have fond memories of it. I remember thinking of this version nearly ten years ago, when I was in the hospital after having my knees rebuilt. (NOT REPLACED, REBUILT!) This Christmas … Continue reading

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Why do superheroes need girlfriends?

I saw Thor 2: The Dark World a few weeks ago. Loki was amazing, of course, and Darcy was amusing. (Is it wrong that I want Thor 3 to be subtitled Loki and Darcy join forces and cause mischief and … Continue reading

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In the Brit/Irish Wing of Heaven…now sits Peter O’Toole.

Originally posted on Longshot's Blog:
I’m sure Richard Burton, fellow Irishman Richard Harris and classmate Alan Bates greeted their Shakespearean equal with wide grins, glasses in hand and a bottle to share. Fans around the world aware that we’ve…

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Immaculate Conception by Velasquez

It’s such a unique rendering of a popular devotional image of the time, very different than his countryman Murillo’s renditions, one of which is at the Cleveland Museum of Art, I’m proud to say. 🙂

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