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Play of Shadow and Light?

Does it matter whether this juxtaposition of the exhortation to love next to a game of hangman was intended by those holding the chalk?

Even if the juxtaposition was not thought out and done for the purpose of later viewers, it raises much to ponder about how we act and live in relationship to the world.

Just one of the questions that comes first to mind is whether it is more ok to play hangman if you it with love?

Peace and light, E — Posted with WordPress for BlackBerry.

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Pink Heart (Bubblegum on Concrete, Approx. 12″X12″)

I am not sure how much longer it would have taken me to notice this little bit of street art if we had not been sent out of the building for a fire alarm. We knew it was not a drill because the Secretary was to be offering cookies and photo opps next to the “holiday” tree — the one that looks just like the trees the Christians coopted from the pagans — and having everyone exit the building would interfere with those plans. Me, I am not particularly interested in desserts before lunch, and I already have a photo of me with the Secretary. I had time to grab my hat and coat, so I am enjoying the enforced break. The theory–since the fire department sent only one truck, and they let us start returning almost as soon as we evacuated, is that they burned a batch of the cookies for the party. Maybe this is an appropriate moment for the phrase “it’s all good.”

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