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a cubic cat

Had the Polaroid Cube in my pocket when I dropped in at the vet’s this morning for a fresh supply of minty fishballs*, and was moved to try to photograph Sebastian, one of the the resident cats. This Sebastian is … Continue reading

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japanese woodcut demon

Yesterday, a superhero and his underwear-clad shoulder devil.  Today, a Japanese demon who looks like a superhero.  Unlike so many of the demons and ghosts in the Halloween themed wood block print exhibit in the Japanese galleries, I find him … Continue reading

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january thaw

As this winter seems to signal a return to the familiar weather patterns of the past (as opposed to last years endless months in the Dreaded Polar Vortex), we were pleased to see a good old fashioned January thaw today.  … Continue reading

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zen dog square

Was visiting friends this afternoon and saw their old Labrador being all Zen in the living room with her back to the sun.  I made this image of her and cropped it to a square.  Squares are very serene.

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hash browns

Feeling maybe 90% human today after last week’s dramatic Flu Episode.  For the first time in forever, I actually want to eat something that resembles actual food.  Of course, what I want to eat is a big grody diner breakfast … Continue reading

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winter has arrived

After a mild and almost snowless November and December, the new year has brought winter with it.  I took my new Polaroid Cube toy camera out to record some ultra wide angle images of our first snowy day. I was … Continue reading

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also known as a furoshiki

Yesterday’s post on the origins of the Japanese scarf project gathered this expert comment from Wolfie, who has lived in Japan on and off for years, speaks the language, and is married to an Actual Japanese Person.  He’s our go … Continue reading

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the japanese scarf project

When I was back in my home town in Ohio last week for Christmas, my father, who is cleaning out his desk, gave me a small box that had belonged to my grandmother.  There were some interesting keepsakes, odd little … Continue reading

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the drawing of the day, year seven

Regular readers already know about my drawing of the day project.  Six years ago yesterday I made a New Year’s resolution to do a finished, inked drawing every day for year. Frankly, I would have counted the project a success … Continue reading

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point of purchase

Get a flat belly by New Year’s Eve?  Then maybe you shouldn’t eat six different kinds of beef jerky.  The Cheetos, Ruffles and Lay’s probably won’t help either, or the several feet of candy and gum that complete this wide … Continue reading

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