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Having a 6 year old niece in kindergarten and hearing about what happened today scares the death out of me. My heart goes out to all of the victims, children, and families tragically hurt by today’s school shooting in Connecticut. Let’s pray for safer times, not just here in America but worldwide.
I was walking around South Broad Street the other day and came across this empty lot with some odd hut structure. Upon closer review, I noticed the beauty of this ‘hut’ and took a bunch of pictures to share here on my blog. This project really gives a new perspective of turning trash into treasure. To learn more about this, read below and check out this video on their Kickstarter page (where they raised over $3,500 to create this piece of art!
In the summer of 2012 Andy Walker and Andy Heisey intended to build an oblong structure (20’ wide, 8’ deep and 10’ high) using various recycled materials such as wood, newspaper, slag cement, and glass bottles. The project is intended to be participatory during the building process and afterwards as a working studio for artists in the surrounding schools and area. There will be a show of work completed in this space. The whole process will be documented on film.
There is an actual sport called “slacklining,” and here’s proof. Check out this really cool video that took place at the recent Teva Mountain Games in Vail, Colorado where a 14 year old kid beats out the reigning world champions! #TeamUnderdog
Linsanity is probably very prevalent on all of your social media websites. I mean, you can’t sign on somewhere without the top posts being about how awesome this kid is. I just saw this video of Jeremy Lin’s winning shot right at the buzzer in last night’s game vs Toronto and thought it was pretty dope! I mean, you see the confidence (and slight cockiness) in Link, but this kid does deliver. What a tale of the underdog! I like the fact that he’s showing the world that you don’t have to fit some mold or stereotype to be successful. Just work hard, keep your head in the game and prove yourself…a few key tips to the path of victory!!!
Whitney Houston was a staple in my house growing up. As a child, I remember watching her movies and listening to her music with my mom- one of our many connections as mother and daughter. Whitney will always be a woman known for her infinite talent. Rest in peace.