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animal world (two quarters)

Animal World. Two Quarters. Pink Elephant. (Count this as a critical success.)

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auto show colors and color names: thank you, ford

Thanks go out to the Ford Motor Company, who once again this year left the Monroney window sticker stuck in the window of every car on their display stand at the Chicago Auto Show.  For those of us who love … Continue reading

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my little ??

Best treat name ever. (In one pound “pack leader”size!)  And the intended consumer, my little *dire* wolf.

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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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a bacon accomplishment

My major accomplishment yesterday: I bookmatched the bacon.

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play in clay

  A partial portrait of someone who would much rather be playing in clay than posing for a photograph.  (Hint, there is a reason why his nicknames include both “Nose” and “Tail”. )  Or maybe it’s just a picture of … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number two

Let’s get this super party well started with a second post in a row from the Fifty Superheroes from the Sketchbook files. Kalmak, as noted on the original drawing, is an Alien Hero.  In fact, he’s almost certainly an Alien … Continue reading

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obligatory foodie shot

You know that one dish at the Chinese buffet?  The one with the crab in it?  What is that stuff called?

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old gold

If anybody ever asks you what people mean when they talk about “old gold”, just tell them it’s the color of the gilding in Rapp and Rapp’s marvelous Chicago Theater, built in the 1920s. Pretty sure that’s Apollo and the … Continue reading

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color of the day

Just washing the dishes, watching baseball, and thinking about writing  just four or five sentences about something true. You know how it is when you wash a wine glass that had red wine in it but never got rinsed? And … Continue reading

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