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Antioch 2009: Day 3

Brace yourselves: I took a lot of pictures today (and today ain't over yet). <--- written yesterday


I bought a new ring last night at Import House. I tried to get a decent picture of it this morning but I kinda feel like I failed.








I also got a pair of hamsa earrings at Ohio Silver. I love hamsas to begin with, but something about these made me think of Frida Kahlo's favorite pair of hand earrings










Speaking of hamsas, can anyone tell me what this one means? My friend Tuvi gave it to me about a million years ago. I know the letters are "Tsmarcad," but I don't know what they mean. aaronbenedict was supposed to ask someone for me but, well, yea.










Hibiscus






Antioch University -- Boo! Hiss!


The Photo House


We always used the back door




Peering in through the door


South Hall


Library graffiti. I took lots of pictures of the graffiti on the basement study desks. It was like an archaeological find -- cave drawings of a sort.










Random large hole in the ceiling




Such perfect library graffiti


It was Scott Sanders who originally pointed these out to me. They marked one of the smoking/no smoking lines back when there were still smoking areas inside the library. People were still allowed to smoke in there as recently as my first year of college.


The ashtray is still there too.




I apologize that this one is so hard to read, because I thought it was hilarious. The top entry begins "Angst, Beavis, Angst! Argh!.." and the lower entry responds "Bummer for you! Can I have your tuition?"




"For a more useful and efficient library"








This was the seriously anti-Gerry Bello desk






Hippie backlash






Omnivore/herbivore argument desk




Have I mentioned how much I love Antioch graffiti?








Posted for the Joe Cali reference


Ah, Weaver's




<3












Ah, Div (ah, alcoholism)


Kelly & Elin


Kelly, Elin & David


Card catalog


Boxes of books that (I believe) Joe Cali saved from the flood


People still know this song?


Hard to see, even in close up:


"Yay for mice"


It's stuff like this that reminds me of what a great place Antioch is to be when you're heartbroken. There's understanding and respect for the depth of emotion. It's like the whole place is here to comfort you. I know I'm not describing it right, but I feel it, and always have.




demonfire. Finally!




Julia & demonfire


Scott Sanders




Kelly at lunch in the G-Spot


Margery & Mac


R.J.




The woman, the legend: Penny Storm












Is that Felicia?




Mac and Duffy




Main Building




Peering through the doors


And check out the awesome new sign that Mac affixed to Main Building today!




Photo op, yo!








Userpic du jour




The big revival tent


Work Project Group Photo (Thanks, Julian!)






Casselli telling everyone what to do. :)


So then we all hauled tables




Set up for the Alumni Meeting


Kathleen putting together the floral displays


Emily's Garden


More info, for those not familiar with the story


The Art Building


The Sculpture Annex




The Amphitheater


The Antioch Theater




The Golf Course (note: not a real golf course; that's just what we called it)


Inside The Amphitheater








John or Jonathan's tree, I forget which


The spot where the memorial used to be. It succumbed to the elements about 5 years ago. if folks ever want to rebuild, or build something else on that spot, I can still direct everyone to where it was.


This is all that remains of the memorial




Giant mushrooms behind the Science Building




The Science Building












Back at The Library


Gerry





Kelly


demonfire, rockin' the 2009 Reunion T-shirt






Antioch Gothic








I love that sweater


Young's Jersey Dairy












GOATS!!!




Goat tongue






















Goat butts
































Barn cats








This one was super friendly




Work Project Banquet and they love me! Look -- vegan friendly!




April arrives


Penny gives instructions




Dinner








Under the watchful eye of Coretta

















And that is IT for yesterday. Time to go get ready for the chapter leaders meeting. More updates as I find the time.

Comments

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ellimayhem
Oct. 2nd, 2009 05:32 pm (UTC)
I wish I could have gone, now I am sitting here looking at pictures instead of getting the stuff I had to stay home for accomplished!!!

Hey tell Gerry I said hello! Thanks.

/jealous
furious_mold
Oct. 2nd, 2009 08:00 pm (UTC)
I love the graffiti pictures - they remind me of the Oakland Beehive bathrooms during the 90's.

I have a hamsa bracelet you might like to see. It has some stereotypical "desert dweller" charms on it like camels, but it's very cool.

We should get together and hunt for jewelry some day. My collection isn't as big as it used to be, but I have some fun pieces you would probably enjoy.
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