Tag Archives: photography

the answer to yesterday’s question is:

A small statue of a rat meditating!  Everybody needs a small Mexican pottery statue of Happy Buddha Rat*.   He is usually going to sit behind my keyboard under my monitor, but I took him outside to photograph him.  As usual, … Continue reading

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the dogs who belong to these

My dogs are normally pretty friendly, but they don’t want to meet the dogs that belong to these tie-outs.(More photographs of dogs with large, inexplicable rusty metal objects found on the sidewalks around the diggings for the new storm sewers.  … Continue reading

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an amazing display of direness

The dire corgi walked down the block yesterday and was suddenly surrounded by the forces of chaos!The lord of all he surveys. Doesn’t he look pleased with himself.  “Did I accomplish all this with only the power of my own … Continue reading

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lenticular bookmark wolf 4

It was Suki Haloo, you know, the Raven’s Cry girl who is a Serious Photographer in all caps, who made the next breakthrough in the whole Lenticular Bookmark Wolf Project. (Inspiring creative uproar in the basement of the Library since … Continue reading

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lenticular bookmark wolf 3

Of course, once Iowa emailed and texted her pics of the lenticular bookmark wolf to a dozen or so of her closest friends, the photographers among them started messing with them in their editing suites.  The results, she discovered, fell … Continue reading

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lenticular bookmark wolf 2

Bulletin Board Bulletin!!: This morning, the archive librarians of the Noakes Library, along with their student assistants, the pages and interns and that part of the general library riffraff (that’s us!) who know the top secret location of the Dreaded … Continue reading

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lenticular bookmark wolf 1

Inspiration comes in oddly shaped packages, and can be found in the strangest places. The next few posts will find their inspiration, such as it is, in these snapshots I took yesterday at a big chain drugstore.  They feature an … Continue reading

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happy national dairy week!

And here you thought I’d forgotten all about it.  But Culver’s was there to remind me this weekend.  If you don’t live in the US Midwest, you may not be familiar with Culver’s, which is a chain of order-at-the-counter-and-they-bring-it-to-the-table restaurants … Continue reading

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spotted: 2014 ford transit connect wagon (and larry’s chicken)

Saw the new model Ford Transit Connect in its Wagon form for the first time on Sunday at the grocery store and grabbed these pics.  This Ford of Europe car-truck thing is significant for several reasons, all clustering around its … Continue reading

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sighted: a beautiful giant lens

This one is for you Nikonists out there, and for anyone who loves old manual film cameras and the optics of their wonderful mechanical lenses.  Last week I saw this beautiful old super long lens on display at a camera … Continue reading

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