Presidential Fabric — streetsofsalem

I always commemorate Presidents Day by remembering all (or many) of our presidents rather than just Washington and Lincoln: different themes each year have yielded interesting perspectives on both the institution and the individuals. This year, for instance, as I looked through several archives of textiles associated with presidential campaigns and commemoration, I was surprised…

Listen to our children. Call out BS

A little child will lead them all. For the past few days I’ve been seeing superheroes. Superheroes like Emma Gonzalez, a teenager standing in the middle of unthinkable grief, speaking the boldest, most courageous truth to a country starved for it and to leaders willfully resistant to own it. In days that should be filled…… via…

Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

Originally posted on anotherfoodieblogger:
Pumpkin Snickerdoodles I made cookies!! Yes indeed, I really did. Most of you who know me are aware that me and flour and baking don’t really get along so well. And they actually came out pretty spectacular if I don’t say so myself. (Oh but my family told me too, along…

Is Anybody There?

Originally posted on MY ENDURING BONES:
? It’s almost Christmas- it’s time for Ghost stories and thoughts to chill your bones. I thought I’d start off with a small scare. It’s about doors- ones that we can only hope will stay shut. Photo A.M. Moscoso ? Photo A.M. Moscoso Photo A.M. Moscoso Photo A.M. Moscoso…

The War on Christmas

Originally posted on Wine and Cheese (Doodles):
#Breaking: As part of Operation Kringle, President Trump today ordered the deployment of the newly renamed 1st North Pole Battalion to an undisclosed mid-west location to monitor and protect the Koch Tree Farm, the nation’s largest supplier of Spruce and Fir trees. President Trump today, speaking from a…

In My Bones

Originally posted on MY ENDURING BONES:
I’m going to confess something here. One would think that I would gorge myself on spooky movies and books and music during the month of October. But I don’t- I do a lot of writing and I actually get into my photography more and I do decorate but for…

As Bright as a Star in an Ancient Sky

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
The voice on the phone whispered, “are you coming over today?” Why Tellias always whispers on the phone I will never know. “I’m on my way,” I said. “I’m stuck on Hazel in the never-ending construction, but I’m on my way.” “Good,” he said in a papery thin voice. “I…