Art Bay Area For Pape 

Tupac: So Many Tears (1995)

Hours ago, I sat down to write a different post about another favorite song–my absolute FAVORITE Tupac song–but realized “So Many Tears” is a better fit for my family members’ situations. This is dedicated to both my late sister and mother, who “…suffered through many years and shed so many tears”.  I can’t be honest without rufflin’ some feathers and makin’ my knuckles ache, so I’ll just say they should have been given more.

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Art For Pape 

Common: The Light (2000)

This mornin’, I’d gotten off to a shaky start. After musterin’ the courage to ask my tutor for a modified session (and after she was gracious enough to humor my request), I started with some Eddy Kenzo, which led to this favorite (which really got me goin’), then rolled into this old favorite by Common. I’m not the biggest Common fan. I don’t hate him. In fact, I like him; he’s just not my favorite — although he is GREEEAT to see live, and one of his albums is one…

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Product Review: Art Frame @ Captured Images Custom Framing

A week or so before my birthday, I’d decided to frame the lone piece of art I’d owned so that I could hang it on the wall. The piece is just a lithograph, but it’s my lithograph, and I didn’t want it rolled-up in the cardboard tube in which it had been shipped. I wanted to look at it, everyday, but I wanted to make sure it’d be protected. In comes Captured Images Custom Framing.

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