election day

Recreation Precinct, paper ballot
There is that Emma Goldman quote: “If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal”
Jay James, WINA, interviews
Hmm. Wes Bellamy would disagree.

Aralia spinosa

stem of the stick
Aralia spinosa, commonly known as Devil’s Walkingstick, is a woody species of plants in the genus Aralia, family Araliaceae, native to eastern North America. The various names refer to the viciously sharp, spiny stems, petioles, and even leaf midribs.–Wikipedia