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good bye to the little black car

Many of you knew our little black car. It was a 1996 Geo Prizm, twin to the Toyota Corolla Sprinter, built in the NUMMI plant in California during the height of the “captive import” craze. We were its second owners, … Continue reading

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kap and cap

What’s this when it’s at home, then? The bold white title on the tall prism housing says it all: it’s a current Pentax DSLR.  This one is a KP, compact, 24 mp crop sensor, designed to get the best out … Continue reading

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truth in advertising: pretty much the all time winner in the “found art” category

Who can resist a come-on like this?  Not just any Buick, mind you– but a red Buick.  But what possible product could be for sale behind this highly visible sticker? If you still aren’t sure what this is, it’s a … Continue reading

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farewell to fall in four squares

And a long, warm fall ends suddenly in a weekend of drenching rain at just above the freezing point.  The accompanying high winds have taken almost all the leaves and we are in the winter gap again, waiting (with varying … Continue reading

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true red

One of the jobs I’ve always wanted is color namer.  Somebody has to name all those hipster clothing colors, all those hundreds and thousands of nearly identical paint colors on those little chip cards, and especially the ever-cool names of … Continue reading

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rose gold is real

For anyone who gets mildly annoyed by trends in color, and perhaps gets even more annoyed with “rose gold” everything, saying “rose gold” is an artificial concept … I recommend a walk through a garden of faded hydrangeas on a … Continue reading

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the halloween episode

(In celebration of the holiday, please enjoy a “rerun” of A Cartoonist in Kekionga’s classic Halloween Episode, “This Halloween in Kekionga” originally posted on this date in 2015 …) You know that guy who lives in the double house down in … Continue reading

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a photographer in kekionga: halloween

Iowa:  Suki Halloo is the best photographer I know.  If I had to guess, it’s because she always has a camera with her, and she takes an awful lot of pictures. (Practice is how you develop any kind of skill.) … Continue reading

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meet the monolith

I honestly don’t know what to do with myself after having spent the last 12 days enjoying an absorbing new hobby called “checking the Royal Mail package tracking website five times a day trying to figure out when my important … Continue reading

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found art/ illustrated/ poem

Stakes: bamboo Coffee can; could use brick. I found this poem in my pocket. At least it seems like a poem. The doodles could be illustrations, or maybe they aren’t. I used a brick.

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