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Black Lives Matter. Representation Matters. Part 2

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Black Lives Matter. Representation Matters.  Part 2

Anti-racism work isn't work that should be done only if it can be done quickly, perfectly, or in front of an audience, but one of the ways it should be addressed is through representation.

People should be able to see themselves reflected in the representations of the world around them.

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Black Lives Matter. Representation Matters. Part 1

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Black Lives Matter.  Representation Matters.  Part 1

First, because this should always be clear.  Black Lives Matter.  ALL of them.

This shouldn't be a point for argument.  Black lives matter/ But -  That dialog shouldn't be happening.  If all lives matter, then the conversations should go Black lives matter/ Yes, they do.

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Wearing Silk in Summer

Wearing Silk in Summer

It's an intensely rainy weekend, and I'm still waiting for our lilacs to bloom, but summer has arrived at Ten Thousand Dandelions!  And we have some ideas for how to wear silk in summer.

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Dandelion Hunting (Part 3)

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Dandelion Hunting (Part 3)

"Dandelions" by mononenville is licensed under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) Animal FunSome birds glow under a black light.  I really don't see how you could need to know more before you go read the article (except maybe to know that there are pictures, too). Also, National Geographic has an online library of animal facts and photos that is very, very easy to get lost in.   Something to cook this weekend For the sandwich lover: because it's a rare sandwich not improved by melted cheese, we have a drool-worthy panini. If you've never made your own pasta before, here's an...

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Dandelion Hunting (Part 2)

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Dandelion Hunting (Part 2)

"Spring Flowers and Foliage 21a" by Tundra Ice is licensed under Creative Commons ( CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) Something creative Build your own city: Foster + Partners, an architecture firm, has released downloadable templates for kids (and grown ups!) to color & fold to make their own city! See some examples in this article from deMilked. On a similar note, people are drawing maps of their neighborhoods - and there's no reason to stop at real neighborhoods, either. If you're not looking to draw, maybe some photography would be fun (who doesn't think National Geographic does cool photos?). Something to listen to that's...

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