Category Archives: other stuff

blogging by candlelight

The power has been out just long enough get a little worrisome. The familiar stuff on the kitchen counter is looking rather spooky and pretty soon somebody is going to have to go out and start up a car so … Continue reading

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to the mountain lake, and on to the stars: following the trail of the matchbox label

OK. There’s this matchbox label.  It’s well designed, and there’s kind of an interesting font, and there’s something oddly mysterious about it.  It seems to celebrate an altitude–there’s something important somewhere that is 1761 meters above sea level. (That’s 1.094 … Continue reading

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hulk write small poem

Hulk write not-Hulk-ku. About bird. Two robin baby Grow big in summer maple tree. Monday, mother father bird Chase air conditioning man Away from nest. Thursday, everybody gone. (Birds not take long.)

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best of the drawing of the day: portrait of a smith

He may be a smith, or an engineer, or some kind of steampunk technomage.  He could be human or a dwarf or a brownie or a goblin, or some kind of combination of one or more peoples.  With his goggles, … Continue reading

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instagram!!

More slow steps into the world of the 21st century– I have decided to dip my toes into the big scary ocean of social media by opening an Instagram account!  More photos, more commentary, more hashtags, more weird stuff from … Continue reading

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for red and the dragon!

Euro ’16 Quarterfinal: Wales 3 – Belgium 1 “(They) sent those players for a pie and a cup of coffee.”- post match commentary.

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football talk 2

More football talk from those great British commentators.   This entry features some examples of the crisp and concise school, taken from that very interesting game between England and Iceland that ended the round of sixteen at this year’s Euro … Continue reading

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photographs we wish we’d taken

This photograph represents the intersection in the Venn diagram between “people who always wanted one of those original Honda Z coupes” and “people who always wanted have a car small enough to park in a empty cart corral at Wal-Mart”. … Continue reading

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dire clover

A dire corgi and white clover on a summer evening.

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go … mint green devils?

Football time continues. I haven’t been writing about it much (yet), but I’ve been following both the Copa América, ending tonight, and Euro 2016, currently in the round of sixteen. One of my favorite teams in the latter is Belgium, … Continue reading

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