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Greetings on the winter solstice and thoughts about the Green Man from Richard Redd

December 21, 2018

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“Dear Friends,   In 1993, I became fascinated with the Green Man. I found him in Arthurian legend (Sir Gawain and the Green Knight) ancient Egypt (the Osiris regeneration story) and then found him in the vaults of the Canterbury Cathedral cloister. It was October 2005 when I decided that I wanted to make an […]

Blood Ties and Family History: a road trip to rural Ohio in March 2011

November 7, 2018

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This is a journal entry from Adrienne Redd and Greg Gettum’s visit to Mary Jane and Bill Mauger in March 2011 (it was originally written as a letter to Dalea Redd Reichgott and Marianna Lee Hill Redd). My mother’s father was a Hill and one of five boys – and one girl born to my […]

The Life and Times of Richard Redd: The Scrapbook Show

October 26, 2017

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The final art exhibit of Richard Redd in which we return the art to the community and the universe.

Do White Americans have a “Great Death”?

May 7, 2016

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Nearly every suppressed or dominated ethnic group has a “Great Death.” By this I mean a catastrophic loss of more than human lives. This expression comes (in translation) from the Yup’ik Eskimos and refers to their “Great Death,” which the term that Eskimos use to refer to the aftermath of diphtheria, influenza and disease that […]

Scones and Crocuses

March 24, 2015

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Deev Murphy, bless her heart, called me up yesterday (Monday) to tell me that she and my dad had been talking about how he hadn’t really seen any any spring flowers yet. She wanted to let me know that there were some crocuses on Runnymede Avenue in Jenkintown. (Deev didn’t know the cross street; I think it’s […]

Redd-Bunker-Reichgott 2013 – Vernal Equinox Newsletter

June 12, 2014

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For years, the Bunker-Redd family has received an annual (printed) newsletter for the Winter Solstice from beloved old friends (from the Lehigh U. circle). Recently other old friends (also from Lehigh) emailed a winter (February) summing-up of the previous year’s activities, claiming that people are too busy in December to do justice to catching up […]

Election Day in Canada. The Real Michael Ignatieff: An American View by Adrienne Redd

May 2, 2011

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During the last US election, I knew Canadians who were jealous that Americans had the chance to vote for Barack Obama. As an American who has studied the work of Michael Ignatieff I find myself wishing that I had the chance to vote for the man who I believe is the most important public intellectual […]