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Cue up “Love Cats” by the Cure, and join me in celebrating the return of the elusive and much anticipated Red Velvet flavored KitKats. For some reason, these are a Valentine’s Day seasonal offering, available only in the miniature size. … Continue reading
The Buddha waits on red bricks/ his companion: a brave dandelion.
(Think of this, if you like, as the post from the 27th, celebrating a particularly pleasing outing of the traditional Boxing Day football and some truly excellent football talk. Unfortunately the last two days haven’t lent themselves to celebration, but … Continue reading
(Our now traditional post for Christmas night, an invented-on-the-spot bit of Kekionga folklore, originally posted in 2013.) One Christmas night we got home late from spending the holiday out of town. Our dog sitter left the Japanese lantern on beside … Continue reading
Our annual Christmas Eve post, featuring the drawing of the day from December 24th, 2009. This little creature in his cave, looking out into a wintry landscape, will always make me think of Christmas Eve. Here’s hoping you will find … Continue reading
(Our annual holiday daily blog begins, with the introduction to the Official Kekionga Christmas Episode.) These photographs were taken last year, when the powers that be in our town in Northwest Indiana decided, for reasons best known to themselves, to … Continue reading
Yes, I did get up at 6:30 in the morning to go to the movies. Circumstances gave us a movie day on the opening day of The Last Jedi, the newest entry in the perpetually ongoing Star Wars series and … Continue reading
A member of our household got some trustworthy advice this morning. (We know it was trustworthy advice because it says so right there.) Since the trustworthy advice pretty much confirmed his own suspicions, he followed it and now the grey … Continue reading
Hulk been waiting/ to share poem/ only good this one day. When Hulk write poem, write last line first. On Hulk blog, it begin to snow. (Pretty fancy sentence structure there, Hulk.)
This one has an obvious inspiration: the wonderful ballet drawings of Edward Gorey, specifically the story called The Gilded Bat. I could not be less interested in the ballet myself, but these drawings always make me wish I was, and … Continue reading