Tag Archives: history and culture

all kinds of mammoths

Regular readers of this blog know that Twilight Beasts (“exploring the magnificent world  of lost Pleistocene beasts”) is one of our favorite Other Blogs.  All Pleistoscene beasts, from dire wolves to Nebraska camels, are aces in my book, and many … Continue reading

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the fourth of july

On the fourth of July I went out to photograph the sky and stayed out long enough to see the first fireworks.

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fifty superheroes: number thirteen

Erik Walks-on-Air is, of course, a flying hero.  In fact, he’s what I think of as a pure flying hero– he doesn’t use technology or magic, and he doesn’t have “flight” as just one item on a list of mighty … Continue reading

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distraction: steam locomotive

Here she comes! Sketchbook Week will return tomorrow and probably extend into next week because of this locomotive.  Sorry.  It’s all very easy to blame the steam locomotive when you want to play with cameras all day instead of working … Continue reading

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a correction. and a picture. and a link.

People throughout the multiverse have been reading my review of the newest Guardians of the Galaxy movie. Happily their number includes my friend B, who points out that the character Kraglin, played so well by Sean Gunn, did appear in … Continue reading

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back in time for prom

We’re back from last week’s blogging hiatus with a brushwork drawing of the day that’s appropriate for the season. I was never much for dates and dances when I was that age, but maybe if I’d met someone a little … Continue reading

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movie time at the cinemark: logan

(Welcome back.  This would have been posted yesterday except I was participating in the Day Without a Woman.) It has been a very long time since I have read an X-Men comic, and almost as long since I have seen … Continue reading

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naga with a paczhi

Celebrating fifty years of so of not going to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, and probably about 15 or twenty of not going to Carnival at Rio, so have a Naga with a Paczhi.   (I may have actually taught … Continue reading

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yesterday in football talk

It’s no secret around here that we love the football.  Not the American gridiron kind that’s becoming more and more problematic to support with every year that passes, but the original kind as played by folks in short pants and … Continue reading

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happy lunar new year!

Happy Year of the Rooster, or Cockerel if you choose, from the Black Chicken and everyone here in Kekionga.  May the Black Chicken lead you to everything you wish, this year and every year. (The Black Chicken of Kekionga is … Continue reading

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