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One of those weeks…

Yup.     Photo of Tip Top Cleaners on 3rd St. in Chickasha, OK, taken in 1979 by John Margolies, available with no known copyright restrictions courtesy of the Library of Congress Flickr Stream. Slight bit of weakly meme-ish vandalism of … Continue reading

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ReFraktured Color

For those who have read my other posts on the subject, it will be unsurprising that I continue to be fascinated by the use of typefaces to preserve, promote, and communicate about linguistic or cultural conventions. In particular, I’m interested … Continue reading

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Pop quiz, hotshot

What are you doing New Year’s Eve?   My own answers include: Facing the White Walkers at the end of my freakin’ driveway and then going back indoors — windchills are going to be in the neighborhood of -40 degrees … Continue reading

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Thinking Inside The Box

Like your average cat, I am endlessly fascinated by boxes (and bags, bins, baskets, cabinets, cupboards, and crates, files, folders, folios, etc.). Or, rather, perhaps it’s more accurate to say this: I am endlessly fascinated by the many ways in which … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Long Week

Do something you enjoy! Some things that I enjoy:   An Incomplete List of Podcasts I’ve Been Listening To When I Walk To Work, In No Particular Order Philosophy & LIS Stories! Miscellany Hi-Phi Nation Steal the Stars Judge John … Continue reading

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By Way of Illustration

When I was a child, I used to spend some time in the summers with my family at a lakeside cabin in the woods. It was a cozy little place, relatively isolated but homey. There was a HUGE picture window … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Chainsaw Eagle God: A Story in Five Images

Once upon a time, the Chainsaw Eagle God awaited its rightful tribute. And lo, offerings it was given! The Chainsaw Eagle God was pleased. But there lurked in the shadows of the trees another power, jealous of the Chainsaw Eagle … Continue reading

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