Monthly Archives: July 2009

Cotton-Eye Joe From a 1940 Collection

Sound only That’s the King Family in a Library of Congress collection “Voices from the Dustbowl.”

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Just Stopping By

The Equuschick is back this way for the afternoon, having had some errands to run. She has been very busy and very well occupied of late, she takes Zeus for long walks every day and then she returns to take a cool bath in the Ginormous Jacuzzi Bath that is Complete with Two Toy Boats […]

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The Philadelphia Voter-Intimidation Case

Remember the Black Panther Voter Intimidation case in Philly? It all began when Mr. Jackson stood outside a Philadelphia polling area with Malik Zulu Shabazz and another New Black Panther member during the 2008 presidential election. They later faced charges for intimidating voters on November 4th, 2008. Appointed to be a poll watcher in 2008 […]

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Smartweed– a noxious, invasive, hard to get rid of plant that I like. The blooms are small– the spike smaller than my thumb, individual blossoms like pinheads. Ours are deep pink, and look like they’d make a lovely Barbie bridal bouquet. It’s in the buckwheat family. It apparently thrives on the herbicide Round up.=)

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Useful and/or Beautiful

If you like beadboard, but don’t have room for the slight extra bulk it provides, you might really love this wallpaper. It looks great to me. Take a framed but hideous picture and blackboard paint and turn it into a useful and lovely blackboard for your home. They make magnetic paint, too, so you could […]

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