From the series: HOMESTEAD FINAL CERTIFICATES, 1880 - 1907. Records of the Bureau of Land Management
Dated September 12, 1884, this is the homestead proof of Almanzo James Wilder, husband of "Little House" author Laura Ingalls Wilder (1 year before they were married in 1885). His claim for land in De Smet, Dakota territory, notes a 12’ x 12’ frame house with two doors, one window, and a cellar, a two stables.
"When I was a kid, I believed you would become a mermaid when you went in the water to swim".
I really loved the little mermaid as a kid growing up so I had the warped perception you became a mermaid when you entered the water ahaha. This is me learning to swim with my cousin! This piece is for a gallery show at work.
To build a city at the bottom of the sea! Insanity. But where else could we be free from the clutching hand of the Parasites? Where else could we build an economy that they would not try to control, a society that they would not try to destroy? It was not impossible to build Rapture at the bottom of the sea.