Tag Archives: history and culture

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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literary quote of the weekend

I met this woman on Saturday.  I told her I loved her Shakespeare quote, and she pointed out to me that a healthy system of public education produces a population who can find appropriate literary quotations for all kinds of … Continue reading

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sunday internet image: the big guy

Let’s get back to doing the Sunday internet image thing with a big image of a big guy: the Columbian Mammoth. This painting (?) by Carl Buell really gives you a feeling of what it would be like to walk … Continue reading

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discount patriotism

Store Closing. Flags 40% off.

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festivity found?

This year I had a hard time uncovering any kind of festive feeling over the holidays, even photographically, much less when it comes to a real mood.  This is a close as I came to finding it, in a friend’s … Continue reading

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carrie fisher

Let’s remember her as so many of us first saw her. (Damn you, 2016.)

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