Linnea Ashley on March 30th, 2008

this morning i had a few things to do but weary for no particular reason i lingered in my covers reading Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan. and that is how i came to buy the most expensive eggs of my life. the premise of the book is that the american “culture” of industrialized agriculture is […]

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Linnea Ashley on March 26th, 2008

i’ve been stewing. i didn’t start off this way. at first i was panicked. turning on my television last tuesday morning i caught the blue ticker tape running under a video of obama. “obama talks about race today”. i cringed and immediately my finger pressed the off button. it was instinct. i was mortified, certain […]

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Linnea Ashley on March 16th, 2008

my pity…my empathy…is on reserve. the “oncoming mack truck” stare of the betrayed wife may make a great photo opportunity but my heart breaks for the females not caught in rapid fire flash. the daughters. spitzer may have cheated on his wife but his daughters lost more than devotion. i don’t know his three teenage […]

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Linnea Ashley on March 13th, 2008

Saturday I spent most of the spectacular blue skied warmth inside my house staring at little black cards with various portions of my lines on them. When I finally emerged – huge bag in hand weighed down with black clothes and accent accessories – I was a whirlwind of last-minute errands to prepare for both […]

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Linnea Ashley on March 13th, 2008

The sky, dotted with fluffs of gray-white clouds, is a washed out blue. The trees are lined with shiny green leaves blowing in an eager wind. And I sit staring out of a single paned window wondering when life makes the most sense, when life’s choices and chances seem less arbitrary and more methodical? Wondering […]

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Linnea Ashley on March 12th, 2008

One of Cory’s pictures from the Vagina Monologues.

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Linnea Ashley on March 11th, 2008

This year’s cast…

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Linnea Ashley on March 3rd, 2008

An Oakland community Production of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues Saturday, March 8, 2008 4pm and 8pm Sunday, March 9, 2008 5pm (don’t forget daylight’s savings!) First Congregational Church of Oakland 2501 Harrison St. at 27th Reidenback Hall (the red door) Oakland, CA 94612 Tickets are $15 from me, at the door, or online: […]

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