#44: Obama, Don’t Give Up, We’ve Come So Far Already! We’ll Get There! Here Are Your Cuffs!

Via on Apr 23, 2009

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We wanted to pray a prayer for the America by making cuffs for her President

and giving them on Earth Day,

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but they aren’t finished.

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We were starting to feel stressed about it today, so we went outside to blow some bubbles…

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when a pink fairy came by,

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“Cuffs aren’t about stress or fear!” she said,

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“Cuffs are for fun!”

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And then she told us to keep working on them…

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…that we would eventually get there!

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We’ve come so far already…

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The main pieces we joined together on November 4th 2008 ,

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then I threw them in a bag of dried tobacco leaves and some other stuff for a few months.

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I took them out again in January to see about making a rope

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by recycling this fringe that was made by the people of Afghanistan.

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It is tricky getting individual strands to flow together as something,

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but with enough thread, we found we can do anything!

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Obama has Cuffs!

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Next, it’s Cuffs for everyone!

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lveo. peace~

About Joana Smith

Who I'd like to meet: Superman's Children, eco-warriors, truck drivers, persephone, roller derby queens, nurses, scientists, givers, priests, yogi, storytellers, people who don't know right now, playwrights, philosophers, people who are more visual, people who hop trains, performers, poets, seamstresses, activists, Spider-Man, kids, rangers, Snow White, dj's, massage therapists, people who work with their hands, bunnies, sportsracers, people who work in offices, dancers, baristas, artists, cleaners, climbers, Jeff's sister, Colbert, Skiers, Bikers, skaters, surfers, ani, people who are recovering, trees (and flowers), people who will die soon, gardeners, horses, Jolie-Pitt, soon-to-be mothers, margie's daughter, astronomers, people who are scared, girls who wear black and listen to the Smiths, cuffmakers, lambs, Miranda July, the man in the moon, Bono, people from 'round here, Obama...

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9 Responses to “#44: Obama, Don’t Give Up, We’ve Come So Far Already! We’ll Get There! Here Are Your Cuffs!”

  1. rachel says:

    oh, this was so good to read, today.
    you are doing somethin special, mademoiselle!

  2. Joana Smith Joana Smith says:

    Sorry this ending kind of sucked, guys.
    -just sooo tired from making the cuffs.
    I'll keep working on it*
    lveo~

    joana

  3. megan says:

    cuffs for everyone!!

  4. Uncle Danny says:

    Obama's cuffs look awesome! They will be complete at just the right time, I'm sure.

  5. sj* says:

    wow! yay! kaAPow! bang! boom! cuffs!

  6. sarah says:

    yaaaaaaay obama cuffs!!!!!!!!

  7. sarah dawn says:

    Joana, they did not suck, know knock that off silly lady. I think they are wonderful and I am so moved by the rope.

    SWAK, sd

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