Monday, August 10, 2009

To the 'Right' of Lenin

Yesterday I had one of the best days of the summer. Pop culturalists anywhere would have had a most stupendous time.

We went to a farm a-la old Americana and after learning how to 'milk a teet' (yes, I did that and I have the pictures to prove it!), and feed a calf, I had the opportunity to visit some really mind-boggling art pieces from the 50's and 60's. I have a huge interest in Americana art, hence this experience was a most incomparable gift.

I'm in the process of compiling a longer and more detailed post about this experience but, for starters, here's a picture of me, to the 'right' of Lenin, holding an authentic Life magazine with John Wayne on the cover. Ah, the text, the text!
It was truthfully an inspiring day.

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Unknown said...

What a great picture!
HA. To the right of Lenin.
This sounds like quite a place. I look forward to reading the more detailed report. I'm assuming it was out West?

JJ said...

I love this picture! Is this a new Americana exhibit? Where was this? I loved the caption....

Anonymous said...

Hmm:"To the winner of the socialistic competition"
What did you win?

Sra said...

I have milked a teet before as well. I was about 5 years old, and they were having a demonstration at a farm near the house I grew up in. I was the lucky volunteer for teet milkage.

Dana said...

Dude, this is too good. I look forward to the full report. I'm also deeply interested in Americana!
I liked the decor here.

Scott said...

Yeah, Bri, who won?

Anonymous said...

HA! Echt klasse!!

Becca said...

Bri, I'm with Anonymous. So, who won?
I'm liking this pic a whole lot of ways.
I guess, John Wayne won, right?