Browsing Archive: March, 2012

Bicycling Baltimore

Posted by Sarah McCann on Friday, March 23, 2012, In : Personal Experience 
In my first week as a biker in Baltimore I rode my bike to work two and a half days out of six (making the assumption that I ride tomorrow). I have realized several things in this time. The first is that if I am really going to live without a car, I am going to need a better bike. I knew my bike wasn't great, but after borrowing a friend's bike, which I have been told is also not a great bike and thinking it was the best bike I ever rode, I now know that in order to make biking my primary mea...
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How to Speak Truth to Power

Posted by Sarah McCann on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, In : Power 
I had a realization recently that someone who had power over me was willing to use that power over me, rather than with me. It is my belief that power used with all involved produces much better results than power used over, which produces unhappiness and pain. In the circumstance that I was in, it definitely did not feel good. I try to be honest with people, to tell them truthfully what I see and feel and understand from my perspective regardless of who they are in my life. This may get me i...
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Thoughts About Openings

Posted by Sarah McCann on Sunday, March 4, 2012, In : Art 
Last night the show I curated Women: an Exhibition opened at D center @MAP. It was fantastic. There are moments in life when things happen as one has envisioned them and it is magic. Last night was one of those nights. I know I am always partial to the artists that I curate into my exhibitions. I love them and their work. The ones that I know personally are amazing people and the ones that I don't know are just as incredible. Curating and hanging shows is one of the most enjoyable and satisfy...
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