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Billy Mills, Tokyo Olympics 1964

Tomorrow at Exposure Gallery in downtown Sioux Falls, the “Greetings from South Dakota” group show opens at 6pm: For the past three years, Exposure has put on an annual show called Design Sioux Falls, where local graphic designers were given a Sioux Falls related topic, event, business, or person to create a brand new piece of […]

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A quiet, heavy snow shower in Sioux Falls

  T’ have seen what I have seen, see what I see. —Ophelia, Hamlet, Act III, Scene One To have seen what I have seen… One of the things that most often compels me to pick up a camera is the desire to share something I see. To let someone “see what I see.” When […]

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After a little bit of hunting around in our basement I found my last basic flip phone, an LG VX5400. The years have not been kind.   A few nights ago my wife and I decided that we were addicted to our iPhones and we needed to make a change. We’re switching back to “dumb” […]

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100% safe eclipse glasses

  Protect your eyes during the 2017 solar eclipse! A lot of people are understandably concerned about protecting their vision during the eclipse, so I put together these protective eclipse glasses. These handcrafted wooden lenses, made from locally sourced, organic yellow pine, will block 100% of the harmful light rays, allowing the wearer to enjoy […]

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  Wanted: paper grocery lists I’m collecting images of paper grocery lists for an upcoming project. If you have a grocery list you’d like to contribute, please upload a photo or a scan of it here. I’d love it if you could provide some context for your grocery list—was it for a special occasion, or […]

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  When you rush off in the middle of the night to have a baby, life as you had planned it for the next few days gets upended. You reschedule work meetings and any plans you’d made become tentative. You rely on friends and family more than usual. You sleep less than you’d like to, […]

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The [Censored] States of America

  Out of many, one While the recent refugee ban has gotten more attention in the media, the unprecedented reshuffling of the National Security Council might be as significant as any other issue in the news right now: a weak-minded, insecure president surrounds himself with persuasive, unelected advisors and cuts himself off from some of […]

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Home, by Warsan Shire

  Warsan Shire was born in Kenya to Somali parents and moved to the UK when she was one year old. Her poem Home and its depiction of the refugee experience has haunted me since I first read it some time last year. This is something of a departure from my usual posts, but because of […]

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