Monthly Archives: September 2012

There’s a Word for That . . . Ekphrasis

No, it’s not a skin disease. Ekphrasis, (ek-fra-sees), is a written response to any form of art, no matter the art form or the resulting written work. Familiar with The Girl with the Pearl Earring? It’s a painting by the … Continue reading

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Show your Colors – Patriot’s Day

I thought of Patriot’s Day last 4th of July while I watched my first Charlesboro 4th of July Parade. The parade route is nothing but a country road in the Charlesboro community about 7 miles from where I live. But … Continue reading

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2012 DNC-The Final Gem

All the newsworthy people have pretty much left Charlotte, or will soon. But like with all big events, there’s a group of people that sort of filters in under the radar, yet without them there could be no events like … Continue reading

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2012 DNC-Finding the Gems

I’ve been watching the speeches the last several nights hoping to catch a glimpse of the amazing woman I met on Monday, Cann Kariores. I had just gotten my salad for lunch and was looking for a place to sit … Continue reading

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2012 CarolinaFest-Digging into the Politics, Getting out the Message

Once my taste buds and ear drums acclimated to the tastes and sounds of my eyes took in the messages. Of course it being a national political convention there were many. But the first thing I noticed was the messengers … Continue reading

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DNC 2012 CarolinaFest – Scraping the Surface

I consider myself patriotic and I vote, I’m just not real crazy about all the politics involved. But when the National Democratic Convention is being held practically in one’s backyard, and they are having a huge uptown party free to … Continue reading

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