Monthly Archive: March, 2012

From the Baraza: One Month Strong

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As we near the end of our first month, the Residents of the Baraza would like to thank all our readers and followers. Our audience continues to grow and for those of you… Continue reading

On Tacos

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By Erin King I wouldn’t call it an obsession, maybe just a fad, in my food life. I eat a taco, in some form, at least once a day. Sometimes I think I… Continue reading

Anime Directors Worth Knowing, Part One: Hayao Miyazaki

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by Joseph Severino Hayao Miyazaki is always the first answer when a random person is asked about anime.  I suppose that technically speaking he would be the second answer, with “What?” being the… Continue reading

Cleaning in a Different Hue

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By Katie Shaw My lovely mother sent me an e-mail with a link from our local newspaper. The article was about “green” cleaning products. It told a story about a woman who had… Continue reading

Moments in Time

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By Geneva Dummer As my husband & I watched Star Trek: Insurrection this afternoon, I was struck by Anij’s query of Picard: “Have you ever experienced a perfect moment in time?”.  Picard of course whips… Continue reading

Ginger Pop: Sulu the Savior

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When I was about 19, I was visiting the annual Broadway Flea Market in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (If you live in the New York area and have never been to… Continue reading

The Mamaraza: First Year Reflections

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By Geneva Dummer, Amber Kelly-Anderson, and Erin King In residence here at the Baraza, we have three moms who just happen to have boys born in a similar time period: Jonathan (Geneva) born… Continue reading

Interview with an Artist: So What Do You Do?

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By Erin King Being married to an artist has its perks. My walls are filled with gorgeous works, which are now hung precisely within the specifications of “the” equation. Artists are a little… Continue reading

Baja California

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By Carrie Pokrefke I had the amazing opportunity to visit Baja California for a week aboard the National Geographic/Lindblad Expeditions’ Sea Bird.  After a delayed flight due to tornados in the southeast the… Continue reading

A Twist on the Traditional

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By Katie Shaw I’ve been fascinated by something as of late—white ink tattoos. Who would’ve thought? They are both subtle and beautiful. For some time now I’ve been toying with the idea of… Continue reading