Tag Archives: words

you know that stuff?

You know that stuff at the Chinese buffet? That baked crab stuff? Turns out that’s its proper name.

Posted in art and culture, photography, writing | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

gargoyle

The gargoyle in the garden, before the snow fell, test modeling for the new tele macro lens I got as a gift recently. My gargoyle needs a coat of paint.  Or, because that sentence really, really needs to be in … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

eagle in a wheelbarrow

This is a photograph of the Garage Eagle in a wheelbarrow. The Garage Eagle was in the old double garage when we bought the house, mounted on the inside wall above the entry door*.  He spent most of the late … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

good morning.

Not exactly a blizzard, but “enough so’s you’d notice”.  And it’s still “coming down pretty good”. Happy mid-November in Indiana.

Posted in art and culture | Tagged , | 7 Comments

monogram of the alphabet

If monogram is the right word– all of the letters and numbers are contained in this symbol.  (A quick search will find the image as an animated gif which will show you how to find the characters, if you want … Continue reading

Posted in other stuff | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

word of the day

The word of the day is “Hračky”, which I found on this matchbox label that I collected for its cool cartoon of a tram.  Rather than having anything to do with trams, hračky is the Czech word for “toys”, which … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

squarrows

A squarrow is, of course, a photograph of a sparrow that has been cropped to a square. Practicing bird photography with my new zoom lens again. These guys are actually quite majestic, like tiny eagles. I think they are English … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

time to buy a gong

Because we are now well equipped to keep it clean. Seriously, I never knew that this common kind of scrubbing brush, with its squarish head and straight or slightly curved handle, is properly known as a “gong brush”. A full … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

drawing table still life

Just another day at the drawing table, complete with multiple rolls of blue tape, 83 ¢ worth of crayons,  and the word “Brontosaurus” typeset in 54 point Cooper Black.

Posted in comics and cartooning | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

sorunku

Sorunku. Sorunku. Sorunku.  This is my new favorite word in the whole wide world, even though I have no idea what it means.  This is a Swedish matchbook label (according to reverse Google image search), so you may be excused … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture | Tagged , , | Leave a comment