Alison Garwood Jones

You can’t say that

Originally published in October 2010 in Blog

Art depicts all we fear, all we love and all that we are. But this wasn’t always true. Back when I was an art history major, and sitting through hundreds of slide presentations, I came to the conclusion that European painting and sculpture only really came alive, emotionally speaking, after the Church stopped being the primary […]

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Reclining numbers

Originally published in October 2010 in Blog

As a field, economics doesn’t need an XY graph to support it, it needs a couch. When times are flush, most of us are drawn to the double-page analytics spreads in investor reports. They’re designed to boil down and reinforce our belief in the science behind it all — you know, the rainbow pie charts, […]

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Visual thinking rocks

Originally published in October 2010 in Blog

I draw in this space — a lot. I do it because it’s fun. I like the way technology unexpectedly resurrected an abandoned interest of mine. Drawing is also a way of uncorking my imagination. Ideas fall like coins from a winning slot machine when my finger skates across my iPhone, or when I peel […]

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Politeness is to human nature …

Originally published in October 2010 in Blog

what warmth is to wax. ~ Schopenhauer

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Cross my palm with silver

Originally published in October 2010 in Blog

This video went viral in the writing community. We laughed, we cried …

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Legends of the fall

Originally published in October 2010 in Blog

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Hooah!

Originally published in October 2010 in Blog

Produced by the Feminist Majority Foundation I vectorized this image, but, gosh darn, the file wouldn’t upload. Even after I knocked down the resolution. Fuzzy pixels go against my high standards, needless to say. Geeks weigh in if you have any advice.

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