I could not say it any better, so I won’t.
Originally posted on Ned’s Blog:
Anyone who reads my weekly newspaper column or blog posts knows I try to keep life in perspective through humor. In fact, I’d say it’s one of the reasons my children are still alive today. While I joke about that, for many years humor was also part of a coping mechanism from a childhood witnessing both verbal and…
My Favorite Subject
Hot roasted beef sandwiches – pumpkins turned into everything from breads and soup to decorations and graffiti – and the weather just seems to want to beg you to stay out until dark.
30 Years Ago You Would Not Have Recognized The Place……
Nearly 400,000 visitors attend ArtPrize annually.
The idea of inventing the World’s Largest Art Competition and Exhibition would not have happened without an underlying Spirit. That Spirit was the awakening in the People of Grand Rapids and the result was the Re-Invention and Re-Generation of a City. (Detroit take note.)
It took money. Rea…
Do What The Best WayFinders Do! Become Part Of The Experience – Share The Fascination
You don’t have to be a clown. But it helps. Nearly ½ million visitors to the exhibition will challenge your understanding of what it means to be the “face” of the city.Don’t frown on the opportunity!
Do What Artists Do! Become Part Of The Exhibition
The Meyer May House
You don’t have to be an architect to appreciate this house, built in 1908-09. More information on Wikipedia here. Generally open on Sunday afternoons and by appointment, it should be open for extended hours during ArtPrize 2014.
ArtPrize is around the corner…………………..
ArtPrize 2014 is just around the corner……………
You Can Pick Your Nose – You Can Pick Your Friends – You Can Make a Law to Pick Your Friends Nose!!
Legislating Goodness is a tough act. Legislating Righteousness, however, seems to be a worthwhile endeavor for some politicians. But where exactly is the motivator for these incredible monstrous stacks of legal babble? It’s Money. Not goodness. Not even righteousness.
Let’s take a look at the…
Recent Encounters With Authority Inspire this Posting **Directly borrowed from “Beames on Film“
Despite the ultimate, spirit-crushing lobotomy visited upon Nicholson’s Randle McMurphy following his strangling of the nurse, one of the really exceptional elements of ‘One Flew’ is that the institution is not portrayed as malicious for its own sake. Ratched is stern and rigorously enforces…