so, aside from the obvious nest of considerations around creating a member of the opposite sex (adult?) in order to have an adult relationship, there is a nexus of problems, issues, acculturations, misunderstandings, with already-existing, or... not sui generis, but created by others, members of the opposite (or same) gender,,,,

the same considerations rise to the fore with artifice vs. nature -- because a human is *reacting* and acting....

The Wednesday after Quinquagesima Sunday, which is the first day of the Lenten fast.
The name dies cinerum (day of ashes) which it bears in the Roman Missal is found in the earliest existing copies of the Gregorian Sacramentary and probably dates from at least the eighth century.

The ashes used in this ceremony are made by burning the remains of the palms blessed on the Palm Sunday of the previous year. In theblessing of the ashes four prayers are used, all of them ancient.  



By the 20th century, the spread of home electricity brought the vibrator to the consumer market. The appeal of cheaper treatment in the privacy of one’s own home understandably made the vibrator a popular early home appliance. In fact, the electric home vibrator was on the market before many other home appliance ’essentials’: nine years before the electric vacuum cleaner and 10 years before the electric iron.[1] A page from a Sears catalog of home electrical appliances from 1918 includes a portable vibrator with attachments, billed as ”Very useful and satisfactory for home service.
 not anyone a polite conversation would mention

 not anyone someone in a polite conversation would mention

We are opening our studios at PØST: 1904 East 7th Place, Los Angeles, CA 90012:  this Sunday Feb. 19th from 4-8 pm.  This event will include a group show in the gallery, refreshments, a video projection on the outside wall of the building, and charming creative people for you to mix and mingle with.  Please come!

Fumiko Amano
Alice Clements
Caroline Clerc 
Kathryn Garcia 
Emma Jurgensen 
Justin Moore
Tricia Lawless Murray
Timothy Nolan
Jim Ovelmen  
Michael Wodkowski 
HK Zamani