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Dear Loyal Readers

Photo: Angela M. Counts 
Dear Loyal Readers,

For some time, I've been keeping a blog for a Mexico Art History class that's really about the city of Boston and its environs from my perspective -- which means lots of pictures, poetry, musings, etc. I closed it this week, but feel free to peruse some of the postings. It follows an eclectic alphabet format. I think you will particularly like the April 18 post, "Performance Art on the T". I'll try to migrate some of the content from there to here, where appropriate but want to direct you that way in the meantime.

Thanks for reading!



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