1. @profCaritat

    #qwestern106 Cowboy Song #ds106

    Found a song: LACKEY BILL Come all you good old boys and listen to my rhymes, We are west of Eastern Texas and mostly men of crimes; Each with a hidden secret well smothered in his breast, Which brought us out to Mexico, way out here in the West. My…
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    A critique on a soundcloud assignment



    More on this critique and those questions on https://caritatblog.wordpress.com/2016/02/02/critique-of-a-dailycreate/.

    1. What stands out the most when you first see it?
    The blogpost that describes the making of the story.In the soundcloud I see the diagram of the sounds. The diagram is symmetric.
    2. Explain the reason you notice …

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    Digital storytelling?


    My father did a lot of storytelling. He invented lots of stories. Walking in the woods with him, we asked for a story, he did his walking storytelling. When I grew older he told me he almost never knew the next part of the story. He had to invent it …

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    My name Caritat


    Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de Condorcet  17 September 1743 – 28 March 1794), known as Nicolas de Condorcet, was a French philosopher, mathematician, and early political scientist.  Condorcet descended from the ancient family of Caritat.
    My mother always told me we had a famous French name, but …

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    New England Pie (Mark Twain)


    A joke in the newspaper in Darlington on august 25 1880.

    This Pie is a cruel punishment for the cook and for the enemy who must eat the pie.

    I guess this Mr Twain has had a very sad experience with New England or with a Pie from New England.…

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    Cold Feet



    Lake County examiner. (Lakeview, Lake County, Or.) 1880-1915, September 06, 1900

    Only 40 years after the golden cowboy era, people write about cold feet in the newspapers. I am happy they do mention some agricultural news at the end of the article about cattle raising business.



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    Home on the range #western106 #ds106


    Oh, give me the steed and the gun that I need
    To shoot game for my own cabin home;
    Then give me the camp where the fire is the lamp
    And the wild Rocky Mountains to roam.

    A home, a home Where the deer and the antelope play, There seldom…
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    Hopi Pueblo (Native American). Dancing Shoes, late 19th century. Brooklyn Museum

    Hopi Pueblo, Native American – Brooklyn Museum

    Hopi Pueblo (Native American). Dancing Shoes, late 19th century. Deer hide, pigments, sinew, porcupine quill, horse hair, wool, 10 3/16 x 4 5/16 x 7 5/16 in. (25.9 x 11 …

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    1. Shoot to kill


    Spaghetti Westerns are  characterized by the presence of more action and
    violence than Hollywood Westerns. Also, the protagonists usually
    act out of more selfish motives ( money or revenge being the most
    common) than in the classical westerns.

    In A fist full of dollars the hero shoots three men because …

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