Tag Archives: found art

another year with no pony

We haven’t done a matchbox label that suggests a comic for a while; this one is for everybody who, once again, did not get a pony for Christmas. A white one. And riding lessons from a dashing guy in a … Continue reading

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zombonis

Among the overpriced stocking stuffer gifts in the men’s department, we find these little puzzles that assemble into two wind up Zambonis driven by zombies. Or, if you prefer, “Zombonis”. This is fairly festive. (Holiday motifs provided, unexpectedly, by Pixlr, … Continue reading

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mold-a-rama in kekionga

I’ve never seen these Mold-a-Rama Hoteis before, but I’m pretty sure there is a machine with this mold somewhere in Kekionga.  Or maybe it’s just somewhere in the timelines, and the reason there are so many of the sculpts around … Continue reading

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night bell

Please ring for assistance.

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the purple horse comes home

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

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hot lava

“Please do not touch the displays. For they are hot, and they will FALL.” (Hand lettered sign and found art poem. Live blogged from the last remaining furniture display in the ever expanding Christmas decoration department at Menards. Last chance … Continue reading

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big wolf

Two sentence fiction, illustrated: Professor Lykander found this old cigar box in the junk shop. “Not bad, ” he said, and he bought it for a dollar.

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overheard at the chinese buffet

Overheard over lunch at the Chinese buffet this afternoon, and written in my notebook, a very Midwestern sentence: “I can go out and find an eighteen point buck walking in the woods faster than I can find my wife in … Continue reading

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bag of bones

Halloween Cheetos.  These are much better shapes for Cheetos than the regular shapes.  You can make your own little cartoon skeleton. 

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the brannock device

At last, it is mine. I am now the proud owner of this classic 20th Century Brannock Device.  For some mysterious reason I have wanted to have one of these since I was a little kid, and today, at the … Continue reading

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