Street Art in Honor of 100 Years of LaMarsa, Tunisia (Photo)

July 17, 2012 by  
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Photo by Juan Cole, LaMarsa, Tunisia, May 2012 (Note that if you are viewing with an internet browser, you can enlarge the photo by pressing Control and the plus sign.) In May, the upscale neighborhood of LaMarsa in the northeast of Tunis commemorated the hundredth anniversary of its founding. A street was blocked off, with [...]

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Omar Khayyam (442) “I wish there were a place to rest…”

July 17, 2012 by  
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I wish there were a place to rest
or that this long, long road would end;
and that a hundred thousand years 
from now, there were a hope that from 
the earth we’d bloom to breathe again.
Translated by Juan Cole
from Omar Khayyam’s Rubaiya…

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My Michigan Memory: Summer Vacation in Lexington, Michigan

July 17, 2012 by  
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I’m linking up with Mrs. Weber’s Neighborhood for My Michigan Memory. This week the prize is a family four pack of tickets to the Detroit Institute of Arts, one of my favorite places in Detroit! Go on over and enter, and if you are a blogger with a Mic…

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Tuesday night with friends

July 17, 2012 by  
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Tonight was a great night filled with wonderful friends. After work, I met up with Andrea of Blonde Bedhead! We met up at the Electric Cheetah for appetizers and cheesecake. I’ve missed her like crazy and it was so good to see her and catch up. After t…

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Title: In the Moment.For The Record: Canon’s new EF 40mm…

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Title: In the Moment.For The Record: Canon’s new EF 40mm f/2.8 STM pancake lens is brilliant for shooting street photography. The 40mm will run around $200 and hello, what a steal! So what makes this piece of glass so amazing in my humble opinion? 5 …

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Title: Daily Life.Williamsburg, NYC. For the record me and my…

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Title: Daily Life.Williamsburg, NYC. For the record me and my camera never wanted to leave! 

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Announcing NEW eRELEASE: Love101-Mistaken Identity Part Deux: Learning to Love #ebook #pdf #mobi #epub

July 17, 2012 by  
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And this makes 30 books! Wow! And Wow! How did this happen? I really don’t know. When a story hits me, It really hits me and lays me out. Unfortunately, I’m unable to literally do anything else until I finish. … Continue reading →

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[Beerie] Good Morning Saison

July 17, 2012 by  
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Brewery Vivant’s Farm Hand, a saison-style aleLast week on Beerie, I discussed summertime session ales in the context of the American craft brewers’ and consumers’ tendency to glorify all that which is overwrought over beers with a bit more subtlety an…

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Food pr0n peddlers and culinary anthropologists. Writers and tour guides on this weird ride through the city of Detroit. EAT IT. http://www.facebook.com/eatitdetroit

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Land of the living

July 17, 2012 by  
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There are things you still have not done. Places you have not returned, people you have not seen. In four years, your return to the land of the living has slowed with twists and turns, paces forward and stumbles back. You decide on a big step, a walk into your old life, crowded rooms, people [...]

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The Moroccans (Matisse Painting)

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The Moroccans Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954) Issy-les-Moulineaux, late 1915 and fall 1916. Oil on canvas, 71 3/8″ x 9′ 2″ (181.3 x 279.4 cm). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel A. Marx. © 2012 Succession H. Matisse, Paris For Matisse in Morocco, see this page. Here is the MOMA audio description: See also my previous [...]

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