Robin Sneed's Blog (31)

Am I A Feminazi?

Is anyone even called that anymore? Or has the astroid disrupted the delicately patched road to recovery for denigrating words used to describe women who essentially know what they want and one of the things they don't want: a guy like Rush Limbaugh who will never know what it is to be…

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Added by Robin Sneed on January 26, 2015 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Throw Back Thursday: Be Longings

 

Written August 4, 2011, all I can say is, "My girl, how you have grown..."

 

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 In late 2002, I began trying to rid myself of a twenty year collection of material acquistions in the form of beautiful furniture, rugs, art, glass work, and books. There were three hundred pairs of carefully…

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Added by Robin Sneed on January 22, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Mental Wards Across America: Blue Flesh

Look Out Below, Jerry Clovis, acrylic, 2004 

(painted after my first hospital stay)

I wrote this on…

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Added by Robin Sneed on January 19, 2015 at 7:00pm — 6 Comments

The Heavy Steed

The yoke she carried was big and unwieldy

The road she took was wild and winding

Travel she did until the steed grew heavy on his  legs

She named him Garland for his gallop

She tamed him when he was a lad

Travel she did until the steed grew heavy on his…

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Added by Robin Sneed on January 17, 2015 at 7:21pm — 5 Comments

#JeSuis12thMAN

Everything you hear in other parts of this country and the world is true about 12th MAN. I do mean hear. Unless you have been in downtown Seattle during a Seahawks game at Century Link Field, then you cannot…

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Added by Robin Sneed on January 16, 2015 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Throwback Thursday: What If It's All as Horrible as You Think It Is?

I wrote this on July 12, 2012 at almost a year homeless: What If  it's All as Horrible as You Think It Is?  I had started a grassroots project called, Got Compassion? …

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Added by Robin Sneed on January 15, 2015 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

The Church, The Lunch, and The New Wardrobe

Yesterday, the manager of the place we're staying told us that, on Tuesdays,  there's a community lunch four blocks away at a church. So, today, we walked to the church, another bright cold day here, and enjoyed a delightful lunch of shepherd's pie and tuna casserole, green salad and fruit…

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Added by Robin Sneed on January 13, 2015 at 7:00pm — 7 Comments

Downtown Seattle Today: Je Suis Charlie

J and I went downtown today to check our mail and see our friends. It was beautiful outside; bright and cold. When we got off the bus and walked toward the 3rd Street shelter, I began to see familiar faces. We crossed the street and I saw my friend, Marcy. She was quieter than usual. We went up…

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Added by Robin Sneed on January 12, 2015 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

LL Bean in 1970: Too Cool For School

I was just thinking about an assignment we had in school when I was, I think, eight years old. We were asked to go through a large collection of LL Bean catalogs and make a list then collage of all the things we would need to go on a survival trek. I perceived that to mean surviving outdoors,…

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Added by Robin Sneed on January 10, 2015 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Coming Out of The Closet

I'm just thinking of how for the first two or so years I was homeless, I wore designer clothes from clothing banks. After that, I lived in the woods and wore the same pair of long shorts and little top for the Summer, and on the street, I wore all…

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Added by Robin Sneed on January 2, 2015 at 6:00pm — 14 Comments

NEW BLOG POSTS

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Trump epitaph

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Same Shit, Different Day

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After All

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Meatballs Go Well

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Why is it always Texas?

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