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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
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
A member of our household got some trustworthy advice this morning. (We know it was trustworthy advice because it says so right there.) Since the trustworthy advice pretty much confirmed his own suspicions, he followed it and now the grey … Continue reading
Hulk been waiting/ to share poem/ only good this one day. When Hulk write poem, write last line first. On Hulk blog, it begin to snow. (Pretty fancy sentence structure there, Hulk.)
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
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
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
Went to see Thor: Ragnarok, the latest outing in the seemingly endless series we call the Marvel Cinematic Universe, last Friday at a theater that was not the Cinemark. (This reminded me why I prefer to see my movies at … Continue reading
This beautiful little watercolor by Beatrix Potter, an illustration for her story “The Tale of the Pie and the Patty Pan”, raises a question worthy of deep consideration, particularly for small dogs and those of us who have the souls … Continue reading
It’s no secret that Iowa Ginsberg’s character design is based in part on Fawcett’s immortal Mary Marvel. (All of Kekionga is strongly informed by Fawcett’s Captain Marvel Universe of the 1940s and 50s, but that’s a bigger story.) Anyway, Iowa … Continue reading