Tag Archives: wild and unfounded speculation

self-referential snack foods

These cookies are a little bit too self consciously artistic, and possibly actually cannibalistic.  A friend of a friend reports that “the ones with the cookie dough filling” are “gross”, “too sweet” and “taste fake”.  And considering that these are … Continue reading

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big box, big universe

All around our little corner of the vast Knotted Rope, big box home improvement stores are a routine part of many people’s lives, helping fill our material needs for, among other things, attic insulation and sets of inexpensive pliers.  A … 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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world cup knockout follow up

In Tuesday’s post concerning the results of the World Cup knockout round (sorry– “round of 16″ sounds too boring), I mentioned a reason one might, if one’s favorite side had been knocked out, decide to follow Belgium as the tournament … 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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best of the drawing of the day, week 95– costume to match

One of the major problems faced by any superhero is the whole issue of costume design.  You may have nifty powers, you may have a great name, but without the right costume, you may end up compromised, a laughingstock, or … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday on saturday– unexplained

Found it this morning and have been thinking about it all day, because, really, wtf?Readers with Japanese language skills are encouraged (indeed, begged) to come to the aid of the blog and tell me, and everyone else on the whole … Continue reading

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comics i want to read: en busca de aventuras

Don’t you want to go In Search of Adventures? I sure do.  This is a really amazing landscape format cast cover, the cover to a comic yet unknown (to a moderately thorough Internet search).  The language is Spanish, which I … Continue reading

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