America's Favorite Pastime

by Gabriel Paavola
America's Favorite Pasttime
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Comment by the artist:
I started America's Favorite Pastime struggling with what it means to be an American in this day and age.   America's Favorite Pastime is a rather bold statement.   Every time I hear those words I think of baseball, also our loss of innocence.   I turned to who we are today as a people and a nation.   I am convinced America's Favorite Pastime is escalation, it's keeping up with the Joneses, winning at any cost.

Gabriel R. Paavola was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, raised in Marquette, Michigan, and was in the Navy for a short stint.   Where is Gabriel now?   Visit his My Space site.

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