Tag Archives: history and culture

a few super bowl ads

When it’s the Wednesday after the Super Bowl and there’s no mention here yet of the Super Bowl ads, you know it was a really slow year.  And so it was.  The game was sloppy and fairly dull, and the … Continue reading

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happy chinese new year!

Things I thought about doing in the blog today to celebrate Chinese New Year: Say “Gong hey fat choy!” as we were taught in elementary school social studies, because that is how you say “Happy New Year” in Chinese. Point … Continue reading

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my internet idol

This woman is my new internet idol.  I really like her earrings and her hat. The bird is pretty cool as well. Seriously, wouldn’t it be awesome to befriend a giant eagle and have it like you enough to ride … Continue reading

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hulk talk winter

The Hulk voice continues to break through the conventions of Hulk-ku into freer verse: Hulk Talk Winter Winter. Hulk spend day suburbs. Hulk see one more person wear same black fuzzy jacket says “North Face”, Hulk smash something. Why not … Continue reading

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three blue cars

I was digging through my picture files and found three photos I’ve taken of interesting blue cars that don’t have much in common except for color.  Can you identify them? ( Hints: One is painted in its correct national racing … Continue reading

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young pioneers– drawing of the day color special

This started out as a simple sketch of some of the types of kids you might see in further reaches of the Knotted Rope: sphinxes and chimerae and demonics and rock goblins and sasquatch, oh my. Matching neckerchiefs would seem … Continue reading

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shopping center coyote

In local news:  One of the coyotes that live in the woods behind the new shopping center (I never exactly knew that there were coyotes living in the woods behind the new shopping center, but it doesn’t surprise me a … Continue reading

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experimental

This post is experimental.  First, because Edison the Inventor (Kekionga’s Radio Whiz Bang!) put in a lot of hours of experimentation creating his Wonderful Propeller Phaeton. And second,  because I’m experimenting with downloading images for the blog straight from my … Continue reading

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strange macro 2- irish yeti

More of those strange blown glass holiday ornaments. When I first saw this little guy hanging on the tree, I thought he was a rather fashionably dressed yeti.  Further consideration involving his green costume and the pipe he’s holding made … Continue reading

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strange macro

Macro color is hard to find in the middle of a January cold snap.  But a friend offered me a chance to practice for summer garden shooting on some objects that are almost as colorful as the flowers, leaves and … Continue reading

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