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Antioch 2009: Day 6

The thing that always sucks about going to Antioch is having to leave Antioch. But alas, sooner or later we all move on to that big co-op in the sky. Here, then is Antioch 2009: Day 6:

I bought new leg warmers in Yellow Springs. I have a dozen pair of leg warmers at home, but I hadn't brought any with me, and it was cold. And I like these. They're very Pippi Longstocking.

I was walking to brunch with Joni and she noticed a sculpture in the tree

Joni. Incidentally, since last week and being her roommate, I've had the song "Hey Joni" stuck in my head. Not a bad song to have stuck in my head, either.

m00nshadow, [?], Jill and planetjupiter at brunch

caelidh, m00nshadow and [?] at brunch

Good morning, demonfire!




Danielle and Jill

The arrival of Bob Devine

planetjupiter and Steven, with Kristine in the background

The arrival of Ozz and Anna

m00nshadow and Jill gesticulate

Penny says her goodbyes

Main Building

Me, walking toward Birch

Sad to be saying goodbye

Pennell House

Birch, the dorm where I lived the entire time I was at Antioch. And still, eternally, my home.

Birch First!


The path to Connor House

Rockford Chapel (Friends Meeting House)

The empty space where Norment used to be

The Union

The Fishbowl

The Stoop

At the front doors


North Hall

On the stoop

Horace Mann (now Weston Hall)

Trudi and Elin


A pen? A pin?

Frank's nutritious breakfast

At the screening of Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar's latest documentary, The Last Truck

Julia Reichert and Kate, one of the women who participated in the film


The upstairs hallway of the library

"Answering the Call," a fundraiser for Alumni Work Project

Outside Unit 1

Not happy to be leaving

demonfire and Kelly

Shari. I ran into her in town. She lived on my hall back in 1991 or thereabouts. I didn't recognize her at first, but she knew exactly who I was (and once I thought about it for a few minutes, I totally remembered who she was).

Ha Ha's

planetjupiter, Kelly, gwennyth42, Greg and m00nshadow at Ha Ha's

Dayton Street

The Columbus skyline

Clintonville Community Market

I really liked how prominent their "Local Product" signs were

I always have to check out the bulk herbs and spices. They had a pretty impressive collection.

Most of their herbs are Mountain Rose Herbs, which is a brand I wasn't previously familiar with.

The bulletin board

My new favorite T-shirt (and user icon)

And that is it.


( 7 comments — Leave a comment )
Oct. 9th, 2009 04:26 am (UTC)
WHERE?!! Did you get that shirt (at the end). That is _amazing_. Also I like how everyone's eyes are closed in the first picture of me. Yeah...I was sleepy. Antioch wears everyone out, right?
Oct. 9th, 2009 04:32 am (UTC)
Oct. 9th, 2009 04:52 am (UTC)
I'm going to have to get out there sometime. Looking at you guys makes me homesick. Probably not go with hubby however, as he has had annoying and elitist experiences with Antioch Alums... "Oh... well at least you MARRIED an Antiochian...." or sort of dismissive energy when he mentions he went to UNI.... that kind of thing.

Oct. 9th, 2009 04:55 am (UTC)
He went to one of the University campuses? Which one?

If nothing else, he should understand that at the moment, College vs. University tensions are higher than normal. That's my theory, anyway.
Oct. 9th, 2009 05:06 am (UTC)
no no. he went to University of Northern Iowa. U N I And someone was just... Oh. like they were not interested in his experience since he didn't go to Antioch.
Oct. 9th, 2009 03:32 pm (UTC)
Hrm. You should talk to Colin and/or Ozz. They both brought non-Antiochian spouses with them. I think we were all friendly, but I always wonder what the experience is like for spouses and partners.

As an aside, Elin and Trudi? They come to work project every year and are awesome. Well, one of them went to Antioch and the other one is just her partner. At one point I knew which was which (I think Trudi is the alum?), but I'm no longer completely sure.

No, now I think Elin is the alum. This is based solely on the picture above and seeing that it doesn't look like Trudi's nametag has a year written on it.

Edited at 2009-10-09 03:37 pm (UTC)
Oct. 10th, 2009 05:14 am (UTC)
Completely unrelated
I know you're not into Orthodox Judaism or anything, but this was a somewhat fascinating news article and I don't know who else to share it with. It's in regards to Shabbos elevators. No pressure to read/respond to it, but it's funny because apparently even Orthodox Jews aren't sure about their rules.

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