“To gain your own voice, you have to forget about having it heard.”
—Allen Ginsberg, WD

citypilgrim, countrypilgrim  
Ask me a rhetorical question.

Dear Nemesis, Nicole Eisenman 1993–2013 

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New video from Director Joe Posner reminds us just how broadly violence affects American women — and how often it comes at the hands of those who claim to love them.

Embedded in a post frankly titled “It’s incredibly dangerous to be a woman in America,” the video displays rates of violent crimes against women in the United States. The statistics are not printed on paper or pixelated on a screen. They are scrawled across a woman’s body, written in ink on bare skin.

Learn more via Huffington Post


On an all new episode of BackStory: the history of policing in America - and what happens when officers don’t protect those they serve.

[…] how I still, sometimes, crave understanding.

Mary Oliver, from Long Life: Essays And Other Writings (Da Capo Press, 2005)

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May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.

Nelson Mandela  (via awelltraveledwoman)

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Some people become cops because they want to make the world a better place. Some people become vandals because they want to make the world a better looking place.

Do Comics Matter? 

The way we look at others 


Jennifer Aniston Says Her 'Value As A Woman' Has Nothing To Do With Having Children 


Spinach, Garden Pea and Asparagus Tart!!

Brilliant, although I think I will try to substitute green beans in place of the asparagus. This time of the season, there are more green beans than I can figure out what to do with.

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