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What if you spent every day looking for One Beautiful Thing?


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Repost: The Rainbows of June

Those are some very serious clothespins! A 2011 piece from Munster, Germany, by Generik Vapeur. Photo by Ingeborg.
Those are some very serious clothespins! A 2011 piece from Munster, Germany, by Generik Vapeur. Photo by Ingeborg.

6/1/15: Happy Pride Month! I love June, and not just because it’s typically the first really summery weather we have in New York. Today, in honor of LGBT Pride, I’d like to explore some rainbow-hued art.

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Repost: Oh, Shenandoah

"The Trapper and His Family" by Charles Deas, 1845
“The Trapper and His Family” by Charles Deas, 1845

2/4/17: This is a beautiful, touching, a cappella version of Oh Shenandoah, sung by Peter Hollens. The song comes from a fascinating early American tradition. Here’s Wikipedia for more information (that may or may not be true).

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