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Good bye, hose cart for soaking the new trees. Hello, snow shovels and the long brush for sweeping the satellite dish so we can watch TV.
Today marks the arrival of a new lens– a short telephoto macro* for the Fujis, which is definitely giving Mischief a fresh outlook on the world. Even on a cloudy, raw last day of November there are still plenty of … Continue reading
Fifteen years ago today, we brought home a Cardigan Welsh corgi puppy, black brindle with one white ear. It was a very wise thing to do.
While cleaning some of the junk out of my phone’s photo files (chorus: why in the world did I take a picture of that???), I found this extremely worthwhile image. What could be so profound and significant than a closeup … Continue reading
Did you know that Mars has its own tartan? It does–it’s the rather handsome pattern of (Mars) red and (water of life) blue, with four green lines (for being the fourth planet from the Sun), and a white line (for … Continue reading
I’ve never actually played Pokemon Go, but I think I saw a tall blue one this afternoon while walking the Dire Corgi. I didn’t catch it, and neither did the dog.
This leftover Halloween decoration captures exactly how I feel in these last hours before election day: the weather is still autumn-perfect, golden and beautiful, and I am stressed out to the point of being a bit goofy. What I am … Continue reading
If anybody ever asks you what people mean when they talk about “old gold”, just tell them it’s the color of the gilding in Rapp and Rapp’s marvelous Chicago Theater, built in the 1920s. Pretty sure that’s Apollo and the … Continue reading
Those of you who follow my Instagram feed may remember a photograph called the Purple Horse at the Liquor Store. https://www.instagram.com/p/BLBxobeh4DN/ Today I was back at the liquor store and they were turning over some of their advertising art. And … Continue reading