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Spoil and Gob: The Remainders of Life March 2016

Spoil and Gob: The Remainders of Life                        The author with her father and mother as they inspect a model of the house he later built.   by LLyn De Danaan It could begin with fear of the Internal Revenue Service. … Continue reading

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A Note on the Passing of Rudy Martin March 2016

My Snowman’s Burning Down Rudy Martin, Willie Parsons, and I were deans together at The Evergreen State College in the early to mid 1970s. Rudy had been one of the 18  planners and schemers who worked together for a year … Continue reading

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Karen Maria James: a very personal tribute to a life well led

Karen Maria James: a very personal tribute to a life well led By LLyn De Danaan February 27, 2016   We always said we’d grow old together. We did…we just didn’t notice. For we whose glory days were arguably the … Continue reading

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The Glorious Pain in the Ass of Travel: February 2016

From 30,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean No doubt I have been inordinately influenced by my recent reading of Geoff Dyer whose discourse on D.H. Lawrence’ travels and his own have made me reconsider and reflect upon my own unsettled … Continue reading

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Participation Mystique Number Five: Implants

Participation Mystique: Number Five Implants My first familiarity with the implant scheme came after overhearing a colleague at the copy machine down the hall from my office. I was hired to be a visiting lecturer in the philosophy department.  The … Continue reading

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Participation Mystique Number 4: Abductions Continued

Abductions II The Vulnerablity of Older White Women: Abductions Made to Order Scrabble and Crossword Puzzles Render Victims Particularly Susceptible American white women in their sixties are particularly ripe for harvest. They are past childbearing, something abductors like. Abductors  are … Continue reading

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Story of the Cover Photograph/Katie Gale: A Coast Salish Woman’s Life on Oyster Bay

http://unpblog.com/2014/10/28/from-the-desk-of-llyn-de-danaan-a-picture-is-worth/     This is the link (above) for the blog with photographs     From the desk of LLyn De Danaan: A Picture is Worth… published by University of Nebraska Press Blog October 28, 2014 By LLyn De Danaan … Continue reading

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The Olympia Phenomenon

LLyn De Danaan riffs on the local music scene (Draft: Comments, Additions, Corrections Welcome. Always new music happening; always new history being uncovered.)   The Olympia Phenomenon LLyn De Danaan riffs on the local music scene A vibrant nurturing music … Continue reading

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A Saturday Morning in Shelton

January 5: Morning in Shelton LLyn De Danaan After stopping by Shelton’s Treasures Thrift Shop and ridding myself of a backseat-full of unwanted items that had inhabited an upstairs closet for many years, I stopped in Lynch Creek Floral for … Continue reading

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Around the Great Bend

The Union Tourism Association is publishing a monthly newsletter for communities on Hood Canal. It is called Around the Great Bend. I’ve been asked to write a history column. I’ll post these columns plus columns in progress

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