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After seven months of neglecting this little space on the ‘interweb’ (a site that I spent just under a year carving out) I have decided that I am done avoiding.

Categories: gender, women
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This post is about those all import skills of domestic life that have defined the educational paths of so many young woman throughout history. Bellow are some images showing such training and demonstrations, documenting the different skills and techniques of various time periods. Given the importance of cooking in any family and the females traditional […]

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I was researching costumes in the early 1900s when I stumbled on a remarkable find. Although I had originally wanted to post about costumes in general, the astounding nature of these images made me realize that there was no way to present them appropriately unless I devoted an entire post to them. So all of […]

Categories: arts, women
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So far in this blog I have paid tribute to a variety of subjects, using images to discuss history and society. These posts have used photographs as the jumping off point to look at the world, past and present. I would like to focus today on the process that makes this perception of our surroundings […]

Categories: portraits, women

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Microscopic Monotony

The daily grind, those activities that plague us with monotony, we have all felt it weighing us down as we are taxed by the sameness of it all. The routines we so easily fall into, that modern life often necessities we fall into. The world functions on ordered scripts and prefixed agendas. We slot ourselves […]

Coming Down the Chimney Tonight

As the tunes of wintry nights and romantic gift giving blare from every mall and radio station it is undeniable that the holiday season is here. Living in a country full of religious and ethnic diversity this season can mean many different things. But my version of this time of year is the mistletoe, fruit […]

participant Tuskegee syphilis experiment

Smiling doctors, inoculated with infecting patients

With a soar arm and flu like symptoms I feel somewhat lucky for having survived my latest encounter with the field of medicine. With a trip to Egypt planned and my nagging rationalization that contracting an incurable blood disorder would somehow ruin the adventure I plunged deep into the world of a Travel Health Clinic. Offering […]

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