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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
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
You know that one dish at the Chinese buffet? The one with the crab in it? What is that stuff called?
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
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
Overheard over lunch at the Chinese buffet this afternoon, and written in my notebook, a very Midwestern sentence: “I can go out and find an eighteen point buck walking in the woods faster than I can find my wife in … Continue reading
Happy October. Thanks to the upcoming holiday and the marketing policy of the better dollar stores, who wish to sell all their finest seasonal products to our bilingual neighbors to the North, we have an unprecedented opportunity to improve our … Continue reading
Today at Menards, an assortment of “High Power”dust pans. (The red one is described as a “Big Dust Pan” and costs a buck more.) Plus, square “U” bolts! They are made of zinc, as are the regular U shaped “U” … Continue reading
A (presumably) English speaking neighborhood butterfly perched on our (surprisingly) French speaking 70 gallon Toter trash container. (That’s a “wheelie bin” to some of you.) In whatever language we use every day, we are instructed to keep the lid closed. … Continue reading