Why are pansies associated with unmanliness and deviation from heteronormativity? They are some of the hardiest flowers there are. When I took this picture the temperature in Washington D.C. had risen to a high of 34F (1C) and they have been blooming for some time, as opposed to the cherry blossoms, which have not shown up yet. They and daffodils in fact dare to appear during what is really the last stage of winter, before spring really breaks out. See my post from last year on “Daffodil season” in Michigan, which is also pansy season, and is, it seems, about a month later in southern Michigan than here in the Capital.
A Home in California: Are Our Communities Sustainable? Event Details:Tuesday, March 26, 20199 AM – 5 PMPepperdine School of Public PolicyWilburn AuditoriumMalibu, CAFor details and registration, click here In this conference Pepperdine’s School of Public Policy bring together a unique mix […]
These days many people are trying to defend ‘Western Civilization’. Yet, at the moment, Western Civilization seems to be moving into Version 3.0, and the form it will take is not fully clear. So what, actually, are they trying to […]
We were planning to be abroad this Christmas, but our plans changed. It was just our nuclear family, so we didn’t get a tree; but I found this in our room and brought it down. I thought we needed some […]