Category Archives: other stuff

spider time: post 1

Spider Time epigraph and fragments of an introduction “Au milieu de l’hiver, j’apprenais enfin qu’il y avait en moi un été invincible.” Albert Camus “Rétour à Tipasa” 1952 The working title of this story has as much to do with … Continue reading

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farmers’ market find– ebony green 1

Some finished sketchbook drawings from the new farmers’ market pen.  You may recall that this interesting pen (introduced here, with photographs in the following post) came with a sample cartridge of Private Reserve brand Ebony Green ink.  Now, I don’t … Continue reading

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butterfly blue

The Phone Camera Butterfly Project continues.  Today’s butterfly is … a blue one.  On concrete pavers, with a half-rotten apple it was really enjoying and the first of late summer’s fallen leaves.

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unusual find at the farmers’ market

Went to the Farmers’ Market to take pictures and buy houseplant cuttings and maybe a taco, but I ended up with something rather unexpected.  Note that I consistently misplace the apostrophe in Farmers’ Market throughout the sample.  There was more … Continue reading

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a welcome sight

A welcome sight, from left to right: street/general purpose glasses, studio glasses, bifocal shades.  My new prescription has been made up, and I can see again in all three modes.  Plus my street glasses are in an old favorite set … Continue reading

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a former object of desire

There was a time , not so very long ago (or so it feels) that I wanted this camera more than just about anything. It was rare even then: the K1000 with brown leatherette instead of the usual black, and … Continue reading

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internet sunday: fox club

Imagine there is a school where all the students can shapeshift into a wide variety of animal forms.  There would definitely be student clubs for everyone who can change into the same kind of animal, clubs where you can run … Continue reading

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today at target

All the diet soda in the world!  Also sweatpant shorts, protein bars ($5 Target card if you buy 3), and one of those little RFID blocking things you put in your wallet to keep identity thieves from stealing your credit … Continue reading

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on the events of the day

On the events of June 26th, 2015 This blog was designed from the beginning to be non political. Indeed, one of its primary goals was to be a safe haven from politics, a quotidian quiet spot to consider words and … Continue reading

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cars and car spotting: the point system

This is not a car spotting blog, but we do quite a bit of it.  Occasionally point totals are offered as part of the fun, and enough people have asked about how the point system works that I thought I’d … Continue reading

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