Saturday, September 22, 2012

We Again Approach Death.

Today's Cleveland Plain Dealer noted that the death toll for our children in Afghanistan, since late 2001, has reached 1994. Images of the horrors of Y2K again resonate, but pale in comparison to the thoughtless slaughter of our sons and daughters in a meaningless conflict, and now, the longest war our country has ever endured. Speakers at the Republican Convention failed to even mention Afghanistan and what we're doing to our troops. The Afghanis want us gone, to the point that they are frequently killing our soldiers. So...let's leave...NOW

And here are your images of 1994:

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Something about today....

The sun's light shone in patches on the carpet.... Squeak, our cat, took a patch as her own, like she always does, and scrunched her eyes tight in a moment of happiness. The sky seemed a little less blue...somehow, once I was on my way. Something about today.... Everywhere, people I saw seemed quiet...fewer horns blowing and voices raised. And the sun was warm and memorable...with that September brightness, less yellow than summer, where shadows seemed darker...something about today....  

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Heading for the End of the Last Century....

On the 11th anniversary of 9/11, the Plain Dealer reported that we've lost 1987 of our soldiers in Afghanistan since late 2001. The Department of Defense is their source. And there's no doubt we're blowing through the 20th Century as the bodies are counted. Willard chose not to even mention Afghanistan, our longest war ever, in his acceptance speech. Bring our children home now! Here's some memories of 1987:

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Like Lightening Through the Twentieth Century

Today's Plain Dealer lists the number of our sons and daughters killed in Afghanistan since late 2001 at 1981.... When I began this project, the number warped us back to the 1930's, a time of enormous struggle throughout this nation. We are racing through the last century again...and I present some images of 1981:

The Republican Party failed to even mention our war in Afghanistan at their convention last week. And our children die.