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Hey Nonny Nonny - Violent Femmes

Excellent lullaby. For when you don’t want to sleep.

explore-blog:

Eleanor Roosevelt, born 130 years ago today, on happiness, conformity, and integrity – a spectacular reminder to be revisited and reabsorbed regularly. 

explore-blog:

Eleanor Roosevelt, born 130 years ago today, on happiness, conformity, and integrity – a spectacular reminder to be revisited and reabsorbed regularly. 

krakatoakatie:

Work in progress.

krakatoakatie:

Work in progress.

Oct 9
Baby Penny (the puppy).  Warrendale Detroit, 1960.
With Polish dancer Mom, my Grandma L’s two youngest sisters, and my Grandpa L. And his snazzy socks.

Baby Penny (the puppy).  Warrendale Detroit, 1960.

With Polish dancer Mom, my Grandma L’s two youngest sisters, and my Grandpa L. And his snazzy socks.

Oct 9
My mom, Grandpa L and 1-year-old dog Penny on vacation.
Duck Lake, Michigan, 1961.

My mom, Grandpa L and 1-year-old dog Penny on vacation.

Duck Lake, Michigan, 1961.

Oct 9
Penny the dog with my Grandma L and my cheerleader mom (Rosary High). Warrendale, Detroit 1963/64.
There are photos with me and Penny 10 years later. She had a pink nose. Happy dog!

Penny the dog with my Grandma L and my cheerleader mom (Rosary High). Warrendale, Detroit 1963/64.

There are photos with me and Penny 10 years later. She had a pink nose. Happy dog!

Oct 9
My mom, my Grandma L (in shades) and my Grandma’s brother-in-law “Red” on vacation in Canada, 1965.
People just dressed better then.

My mom, my Grandma L (in shades) and my Grandma’s brother-in-law “Red” on vacation in Canada, 1965.

People just dressed better then.

Oct 9

Wild party in the neighbor’s backyard.

Warrendale, Detroit 1964.

My grandparents are dancing in the last photo. Hellraisers.

Oct 7

thechanelmuse:

The Iconic Carmen de Lavallade

Still dancing, teaching, and slaying at the age of 83.

Oct 7

And it’s strange to watch the things we had all fade away
It all seemed so certain, it all seemed so permanent

Bob Mould - Can’t Fight It