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Today — October 1, 2016

Non-Circulating Books (permalink)
Non-circulating book.  See our artist’s statement here: http://www.oneletterwords.com/weblog/?c=NonCirculatingBooks.
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Restoring the Lost Sense (permalink)
"The mirror of death."  From English Illustrated, 1901.
[Inexplicable images from generations ago invite us to restore the lost sense of immediacy.  We follow the founder of the Theater of Spontaneity, Jacob Moreno, who proposed stringing together "now and then flashes" to unfetter illusion and let imagination run free.  The images we have collected for this series came at a tremendous price, which we explained previously.]
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Restoring the Lost Sense (permalink)
"For by its rays of candle light on Halloween all things are bright."  Date uncertain.
[Inexplicable images from generations ago invite us to restore the lost sense of immediacy.  We follow the founder of the Theater of Spontaneity, Jacob Moreno, who proposed stringing together "now and then flashes" to unfetter illusion and let imagination run free.  The images we have collected for this series came at a tremendous price, which we explained previously.]
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Postcard Transformations (permalink)
INSTRUCTIONS: Click to paint the postcard.

Scimitar Building, Memphis, Tennessee
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Two Sides / Same Coin (permalink)
Good King Richard and Bad King John are "two sides of the same, flawed, coin: weak, stupid and selfish" (says their mother Eleanor of Aquitaine in The Lion in Winter).
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Restoring the Lost Sense (permalink)
"I opened the lid again," (to reveal, presumably, that the box was now full of sponge bunnies).  From Cassell's, 1890.
[Inexplicable images from generations ago invite us to restore the lost sense of immediacy.  We follow the founder of the Theater of Spontaneity, Jacob Moreno, who proposed stringing together "now and then flashes" to unfetter illusion and let imagination run free.  The images we have collected for this series came at a tremendous price, which we explained previously.]
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Images Moving Through Time (permalink)
That's some aura around the light ship Brenton.  Photograph by Leslie Jones, date uncertain.
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This May Surprise You (permalink)
October is spooky because the month actually passed away in 1830.  Our evidence appears in The Mysteries of the Court of London by George William MacArthur Reynolds, 1849.
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Restoring the Lost Sense (permalink)
[Inexplicable images from generations ago invite us to restore the lost sense of immediacy.  We follow the founder of the Theater of Spontaneity, Jacob Moreno, who proposed stringing together "now and then flashes" to unfetter illusion and let imagination run free.  The images we have collected for this series came at a tremendous price, which we explained previously.]
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Everybody's Doing This Now (permalink)
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