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the five secular saints of antelopia

Today was a day for photographing giraffe heads and eating tater tots, and for a first encounter with the Five Secular Saints of Antelopia. Stuffed antelopes are among my favorite photographic subjects, and these five seemed to be arranged purely … Continue reading

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the shadow of the toadfrog

This little guy was hanging around on the back wall of our house last night, being extremely hard to photograph.   The harsh light from the floods and the tiny sensor of the New Phone Camera are not well matched, … Continue reading

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food news

Two items of food news from the Files of the New Phone Camera.  First, there was a sale at the Local Chain Grocery Store this week.  The values are astounding! Everyone is talking about it.  Look at those big, big, … Continue reading

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sidewalk

(This is a sequel to the post “in the interests of public safety“.  Just so you know.) The sidewalk is still closed/even though it now exists./The dire corgi cannot read.

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car spotting– knight xv

Just what everybody needs: here’s a first ever in-the-wild spot of the Knight XV fully armored luxury custom SUV.  This 13,000 lb monster, built on a Ford F550 Super Duty platform and powered by either a V-10 gas motor or … Continue reading

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in the interest of public safety

“Closed”.  That’s one word for it.  We would also accept “non existent”.  “Not there” works too. (Bloggers are among the few who will miss the Great Neighborhood Storm Sewer Diggings of 2014.  Even the very last stages are full of … Continue reading

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recently voted character most likely to: never wear a trucker cap, or where do ideas come from?

In this case, the idea came from a visit to an antique mall in Michigan where I found this striking sculpture of a (very) minor pop culture icon, which immediately suggested this Italian restaurant placemat sketch and accompanying fictional fragment.Gideon … Continue reading

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very dire puppyhood (in digital imaging)

Corgi puppies are the cutest puppies.  Discuss.   Yes, that’s the dire corgi as a baby pup, one ear half up, the other down, standing in my parents’ driveway an hour or so after we saw him in person for the … Continue reading

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t shirts

This afternoon, with notebook and phone camera. Three loads of clean T shirts hanging on the lines in the backyard for the second day in a row.  Brought them in yesterday afternoon, damp around their collars, when it started to … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday– a beautiful lady

This is already so familiar to people who love old photographs the oval portrait of the beautiful lady wearing a high necked dress and a big hat with a decoration on it like a whole bird, a lady with an … Continue reading

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