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Brigid

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Gender: Female
Hometown: MO
Home country: USA
Current location: Indianapolis, IN
Member since: Sat Apr 8, 2006, 03:12 AM
Number of posts: 15,249

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New baby Amur tiger at the Indianapolis Zoo!

Includes pics, of course!

http://www.indystar.com/story/news/local/2014/07/29/indianapolis-zoo-welcomes-rare-baby-tiger/13315135/

Question about the former Robert Taylor Homes in Chicago.

They are all gone, I know -- but that must be a lot of property. What is happening with it?

Anybody got a spare $1.2 million lying around?

7 bedrooms, 4 full baths, 2 half baths, a pool, a library . . .

Seriously, who can afford this? Might make a nice B&B, though, if zoning laws allow.

http://www.macgillteam.com/buying-a-home/search-for-homes/

Has anybody else seen "The Way" with Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez?

It's about a man who walks the Camino de Santiago in honor of his son, who died in an accident when he started the walk himself. I wanna walk the Camino. Has anybody done that?

Ladies and gentlemen, the immortal Hazel Dickens.

Got a great edition of "Harlan County USA".



A photo by photojournalist Earl Dotter, from the wonderful little booklet that came with the DVD. I think it says it all. And why do I get the funny feeling that this woman may be younger than she looks?

This DVD is little on the pricy side, but worth it.

A Cultural Manifesto

From a wonderful alternative newsweekly here in Indy: This vivid description of a difficult childhood ought to be read by everyone, especially those of us who were luckier than the author was.

http://www.nuvo.net/ACulturalManifesto/archives/2014/07/23/a-cultural-maifesto-meditation-on-art-and-violence

"Pigs get fat; hogs get slaughtered."

-- columnist Oliver Thomas quoting his former law partner. The column in question:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2014/07/22/income-inequality-rich-wealthy-poor-capitalism-column/13016197/

Cab Galloway -- Reefer Man





And by the way, "Minnie the Moocher" is actually about cocaine use.

Happy Friday, Lounge.

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