A Seeing Eye Dog on his first day
he knows he’s gonna do such a good job
ALICE ROOSEVELT WAS HARDCORE. “She was known as a rule-breaker in an era when women were under great pressure to conform. The American public noticed many of her exploits. She smoked cigarettes in public, swore at officials, rode in cars with men, stayed out late partying, kept a pet snake named Emily Spinach (Emily as in her spinster aunt and Spinach for its green color) in the White House, and was seen placing bets with a bookie.
So what I’m reading here is, she was a Roosevelt?
Protesters from across St Louis turned up and turned out for the first St Louis County Council Meeting since Mike Brown’s Death. (Part I)
The St Louis County Council wasn’t as bad as Ferguson’s Council, but still very few answers and virtually no accountability from the folks who unleashed unholy hell on the residents of Ferguson, following Brown’s murder. #staywoke #farfromover
More Art Monday: Although sapphires come in a range of colors, deep blue is often most prized. Happy birthday, sapphire babies.
Pendant, late 19th century, America
“Winter Chaos, Blizzard,” 1909, Marsden Hartley
Woman’s Dress: Bodice, Overskirt, and Underskirt, c. 1875, French
Chair, designed 1941–42, designed by Jens Risom, made by Knoll
Ring, c. 1950, America
“Hydrangeas Spring Song,” 1976, by Alma Thomas
Man’s Dragon Robe (Mang Pao), early 20th century, China
Plate, c. 1825, made by Henshall and Company, decoration after Thomas Birch
“McDonald’s could cover fully half of the cost increase by raising the price of a Big Mac, on average, from $4 to $4.05,” the letter said. “The remaining half of the adjustment could come through small productivity gains or a slightly more equal distribution of companies’ total revenues.”