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Discoveries and Surprises

Paige Some amazing stuff has surfaced since last I accounted for discoveries and surprises found among my mother’s effects.  Here are a few: First, a longstanding mystery for my brothers and me has been the chronology of my father’s WWII … Continue reading

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How Do They Think They Can Get Away With That?

Paige While scanning more prints (and a few negatives and tintypes — I’m actually nearing the end of the task!), I was watching the decently-acted recreation of the demise of the Jesse James and Younger gangs, The Great Northfield, Minnesota … Continue reading

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Paige Returns TSA is Only the Latest Department A poignant article in yesterday’s NY Times, “A Wall to Remember an Era’s First Exiles,” is a powerful reminder that the TSA’s predation on our civil liberties is only the latest in … Continue reading

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Paige’s Frustration 25 Innovative Nude Photography Department I’m probably again going to pass along some Photoshop techniques, centered around some fairly neat composite work with new — to me — model Lo B.  In the meantime, check out this imaginative … Continue reading

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Paige 19 Back to back sessions, plus another scheduled for Monday, so I’ve been a little busy. God, last night it was 83° at 11 p.m.  Grateful for A/C.  Wishing this summer would become reasonable — I miss our nighttime … Continue reading

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Paige’s Frustration 14 Islam = Misogyny Department Anyone who still doubts that the Koran-following, male-dominated cultures do not cultivate and support rampant, widespread and intrinsic misogyny need only have seen Lara Logan’s emotional and damning account on CBS’s 60 Minutes … Continue reading

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Coming Next, to a Theater Near You

Paige 14 As mentioned, yesterday I enjoyed Verdi’s Il Trovatore at the latest Met HD presentation.  The production was truly superb, one of the best of the year, with four extraordinarily strong leads doing some devilishly difficult singing. As the … Continue reading

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TSA Takes Constitutional Heat

Paige 1 The backlash against the nudie scans and the gropings begin to turn toward legal analysis.  It’s about time. First, there is this superficial analysis by Connor Boyack in The Salt Lake Tribune: During the ordeal, the TSA agent … Continue reading

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“I’m so angry I could blow up [insert name of favorite stupid, callous or incompetent institution].”

Paige 13 I first wrote about Paul Chambers and his tweet back on May 14.  He had tweeted: Crap! Robin Hood airport is closed. You’ve got a week and a bit to get your shit together otherwise I’m blowing the … Continue reading

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Dying in Public

Paige 5 For most of us, serious illness and death occur behind closed doors, in private, and with only family and close friends in attendance, if we’re lucky. The concept of an Internet-public death is new to us, and I’m … Continue reading

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