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Abigail Mirror Still absorbed in family lore and artifacts. Speaking of which, below a gallery of photos of, respectively, my great grandfather, my great-great grandmother, and my great-great grandfather.  These are all scanned from vintage 19th century silver prints found … Continue reading

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Allison Returns In the midst of our end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it debt and deficit crisis, coupled with the Christian fundamentalist-driven atrocity in Norway (think Waco and reflect on how many of these nuts we harbor here in the U.S.), I’ve nothing to add … Continue reading

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About Flakes – Nicely Put

Allison 37 First, apologies for the tardy post yesterday.  I screwed up the “schedule” date for the post in WordPress, which I caught only yesterday afternoon.  Oh, well.  (The switcheroo will also explain the seemingly cryptic entry at the bottom … Continue reading

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Winter is on the Wane

Allison in Bed 22 I walked the lake in merely a sweatshirt yesterday — not even a windbreaker as had been the case last week.  And, for the first time since last fall, the lower walking path was entirely free … Continue reading

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So Really Cool — And Good for Photographers

Allison Returns 2-3 On Saturday I received email notification of Sotheby’s most recent sale of photographic prints.  Previously, Sotheby’s had been pretty good in permitting us to view offered photographs at decent screen resolution, but they have now exceeded even … Continue reading

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Allison in the Art Room 7 Have a few things for you, but no time to write them.  They’ll be in tomorrow’s post. ————————– The jeans came off.

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Triple Threat 19 Nothing much of note this morning.  Other than …. ————————– Pleasure Deferred Department I should know better than to announce future photo sessions.  It inevitably jinxes them.  My December 7 session with Zaila did not happen, but … Continue reading

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The Master Butchers Singing Club

Allison Just a brief note to say, if you are within driving distance of Minneapolis and you’ve not yet seen The Master Butchers Singing Club at the Guthrie, reserve tickets and go see it.  Based on the book by Louise … Continue reading

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Who is That Woman?

Allison in Bed 24 [Postings for the next few days may be sporadic or abbreviated.] Our nude models are reticent, and probably properly so.  Few of them use their real names and insist that we use a nom de guerre … Continue reading

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Religious Practice is Religious Belief Made Manifest

Allison & Mirrors 25 The world’s societies practice five major — and a slew of minor — religions.  Among the minor ones are a variety of beliefs that physical objects contain spirits and other forms of animism, ranging from Shintoism … Continue reading

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