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Just for fun, here is the color version of the atmospheric monochrome Halloween photograph I posted yesterday. The little subject is still soulful, but this image is just as much about autumn in real world Indiana as it is about … Continue reading
A ghostly figure gazes soulfully into the distance from in front of the big hosta in somebody’s yard, Northern Indiana, Halloween 2016. (Wasn’t having much luck in this, the second year of the “Photographs of Neighborhood Halloween Decorations That Actually … Continue reading
Went to the County Administration Building today to pay the property taxes for World Headquarters. Saw this whiteboard in the lobby just inside the front door. Went downstairs to 102-A and behind this county-owned patriotic sign was a long line … Continue reading
A friend sent me this picture a little while ago. I’d actually seen it before; it’s been circulating around the internet for a while. It’s always been a favorite of mine. My friend suggested that this photograph depicts a Conference … Continue reading
This blog is non political, and will continue on that path. I want it to be a safe place, a place where you can come every day to look at some art, read a bit of fiction or a poem,and/or … Continue reading
Halloween has gone a bit too far this year. Spiders do not have skeletons. A rat, yes, but not a spider. A spider has an exoskeleton. That means chitin (like fingernails or the shell on a shrimp) on the outside, … Continue reading
The Addams are my favorite cartoon/TV family. And why not. Gomez and Morticia are radiantly in love, have two intelligent, lively and well behaved kids, a complex and loving extended family, loyal servants, cool pets, and a great house. And … Continue reading
Let’s open the picture file labeled “imaginary history of Kekionga”, and consider this vintage photograph. Its original caption reads “Miss Dorothy Tierney with porcupine, 1926.” We are taken by Ms. Tierney’s charming smile, her very chic cloche hat, and by … Continue reading
Halloween Cheetos. These are much better shapes for Cheetos than the regular shapes. You can make your own little cartoon skeleton.