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Easter Sunrise display features Baby Crucifixie: Kenny Be's Yard Arteology

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The study of neighbors through their yard decoration...

Figure 56a. Baker: Fallen Easter yard art struggles to get off the ground.

Easter and Passover are the two holdout holidays to have dodged the doting hands of yard decoration. However, the display pictured above shows how that is changing. The legless doll that is nailed to the cross and looked upon by a brainless blue bust, intimates the gist of the Easter story and the yadda-yadda-yadda tragedy of the fall of humanity. The colored glass balls in the garden beyond suggest that hope and joy are always on the horizon of human pain and suffering. Look below to see the vision of resurrection...

Figure 56b. Poodle protects people dogged by dogma.

That Baby Crucifixie is concealed behind a grounded birdhouse and guarded by a potted poodle implies the notion that religion, no matter how life-affirming, is best kept obscured from complete view to fully enjoy life's mystery and fun.

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