Tag Archives: history and culture

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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boxing day

Are you feeling festive yet? Maybe these discounted holiday cookies at the home improvement store will help. They are certainly festive! It says so right there.

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festive wreaths and fences

If you, like me, wanted to continue your search for some festive feelings in a series of toy camera photographs of holiday stuff in stores and other public places, you better have gone to Menards before the 12th of December. … Continue reading

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john glenn

2016, that cruel year, continues to take our icons from us.  News just came over the wire (meaning the Internet)  that John Glenn is gone.  One of the Mercury 7 astronauts and the first American to orbit the earth, Glenn … Continue reading

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studio portraits

Indoor camera practice means taking yet more photographs of those familiar characters, the studio knickknacks.  Portraits of Hanging Vasuki and Desktop Cap, taken with Mischief and the new 60mm f/2.4 macro.  Hanging Vasuki is looking particularly goofy and enthusiastic, and … Continue reading

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december

You may have noticed that it has begun to snow.  It started late last evening, and knowing WordPress it should keep up until very early in the New Year.  As always, if it really bothers you, let me know and … Continue reading

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thanksgiving and arts and crafts

Happy (American) Thanksgiving*!  I have made you a traditional Thanksgiving art/craft, the handprint turkey.  The conventional media for this form are construction paper, wax crayon and white glue, but this one is executed in brush pen over pencil on yellow … 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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