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Dueling Mannequins

You know that scene where Cass nearly got shanked? Well, thank Max and Miri, the two delightful mannequins pictured above. These are basically Shay’s assistants, models, and all-around handy people. I’m not quite sure where this post is going, so have another picture. I am getting my act together, I swear.

Strategic Retreat, Paradigm Shift, and Reorganizing the Blogging Plan

Ever have an experience that forces you into a radical paradigm shift? You know, the type where you reckoned you had everything figured out, and you knew what worked, and then… Life hit you on the way out the door? As of five days ago, this blog launched with my post, Why Not To Wear Only …

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Is Compulsory Public School Killing Our Desire to Learn?

A long Habit of not thinking a Thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of Custom. ~Thomas Paine Common Sense What’s the purpose of compulsory public school? Ask a conservative American, a liberal American, a moderate/unaffiliated American, and a Canadian (whose personal political identity …

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Art Synergy: When The Whole Is Greater Than The Idea Parts

I’m sure you’ve heard the adage: Good artists copy; great artists steal. It’s a saying that’s been bugging me this past Christmas weekend, so what better use of my time than following the link-rabbit hole to find information about origins and things. Found a fantastic article from 2013 by Quote Investigator.  Read it. Mostly because it talks about …

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Yet Another Label? Why I Don’t See Myself as a Minimalist (Even If I Could Be One)

So, hey, guys, how are you? I found a new brain shiny on the internet called Minimalism. The most amusing part to this shiny, for me, is that I’ve been practicing bits of it for a good portion of my adult life, especially since I moved cross country in a Toyota, and haven’t really stopped …

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