It’s Mardi Gras and the Roots of Music practice outside my doorstep.
28 Feb 2014 / 0 notes
Avoiding cabin fever at CC’s.
#sneauxpocalypse 2014 #sneauxacane
29 Jan 2014 / 1 note
A lil Jeeves and Wooster action this morning.
12 Nov 2013 / 4 notes
Starts Dec 1
5 Nov 2013 / 1 note
"What does one look for in a mascot: spirit, somewhere between youth pastor and rodeo clown, and a sense of humor. If your first thought looking at Pierre is "sheer terror": well, good, I guess that means the Pelicans have another asset in its mascot: striking fear in the cold, cold hearts of its enemies.
You know which NBA mascot looks really scary? This thing. Where are the eyes. That thing survives on the souls who dared to stare too long in the black pits where eyes should be.” -Alex Woodward, I Support Pierre the Pelican, and So Should You.
31 Oct 2013 / 2 notes
I cannot wait for this.
17 Oct 2013 / 35 notes
Davion always longed for a family. His caseworker took him to picnics, put his portrait in the Heart Gallery, an organization devoted to helping foster kids find permanent homes. But he had thrown chairs, blown his grades, pushed people away.
When he learned his birth mother was dead, everything changed. He had to let go of the hope that she would come get him. Abandon his anger. Now he didn’t have anyone else to blame.
”He decided he wanted to control his behavior and show everyone who he could be,” Going said.
So someone would want him.
”I’ll take anyone,” Davion said. “Old or young, dad or mom, black, white, purple. I don’t care. And I would be really appreciative. The best I could be.”
All summer, he worked on swallowing his rage, dropping his defenses. He lost 40 pounds. So far in 10th grade, he has earned A’s — except in geometry.
”He’s come a long way,” said Floyd Watkins, program manager at Davion’s group home. “He’s starting to put himself out there, which is hard when you’ve been rejected so many times.”
Davion decided he couldn’t wait for someone to find him. In three years, he’ll be on his own.
”I know they’re out there,” he told his caseworker. Though he is shy, he said he wanted to talk at a church. “Maybe if someone hears my story … “"
16 Oct 2013 / 0 notes