Monthly Archives: February 2009

The K.I.D.S. Has Some Work To Do

The K.I.D.S. Has Some Work To Do Deadline: March 6 Contact: Emcee C.M. – thekidsforever(at)gmail(dot)com (Subject: I am a K.I.D.) Scheduled for May, 2009 The Kindness and Imagination Development Society (K.I.D.S.) is getting ready to do some work with the Flux Factory. Together we will carry out a series of temporary events and actions in […]

The Tire Swing Story

In September, 2007, two boys and a dog set out on an adventure that would change the face of the world. One stood bent and weak, a broken collarbone on one shoulder forcing one arm into a sling, a dog leash in the other hand. The other was dressed in jeans and a collared workshirt, he carried a giant suitcase, salvaged from the streets. Within this suitcase lay coiled the rope, pulled from the navy yard in broad daylight, eaten by time but strongly made, and thick as Popeye’s arms. Between the boys rolled a single tire, found in a vacant lot, discarded for its utilitarian purpose, reclaimed for its joyitarian purpose.

About the Bronx Blanket Fort in Blanka’s Bedroom and the Balloon Connection

We made a good-sized blanket fort in a bedroom on Archer Avenue in Mott Haven, Bronx. It was in Blanka’s room for a month. She puts on art shows and community events there. Check it out: The fort was a lovely place to sit and think and talk. One day, we sent some balloons […]