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more spider time

It’s September, it’s glorious (when it’s not 90 degrees F with 90% humidity) and I’ve been spending a lot of time with my dogs– and my spiders.  It’s spider time, which is my favorite time of year.  This September I … Continue reading

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poem about a (shark-shaped) pencil case

Disappointment on seeing a “shark-shaped” pencil case. Not shaped much like a shark. Not a very good pencil case. I think I will buy the one I saw on eBay. My shark is swimming here from China. I wrote this … Continue reading

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omg! a wartburg!

Seriously. OMG!  A WARTBURG  just pulled into the parking lot at a Chinese buffet in Indiana.  Sorry for yelling, but seriously.  A Wartburg. (Actually, at the time, I did not yell. I just said “Hello!” on seeing it, and “excuse me” to … Continue reading

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spider time again

Somehow, once again, the bulk of summer has passed without most of us noticing it.  (I had a better excuse than usual this year, with a corgi pup, the Martian, to raise and start to train.) The end of summer … Continue reading

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spam spam spam, etc.

No, not unwanted mass emails or phone calls.  Real actual SPAM.  Shiny foil wrapped SPAM, in fact. But wait, you may ask– doesn’t SPAM come in a can?  In fact, isn’t SPAM famous for coming in a can?  Yes it … Continue reading

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zebra philosophy

I think we all sometimes feel like the only zebra on a colorful cosmic carousel where everyone else is a horse. And art is the funhouse mirror that lets a zebra look at its own tail.

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pajama shark: origins

It’s Shark Week on all media (for some reason that I have always found rather mysterious), and I have been indulging myself.  Not just in the company of my own personal IKEA shark, shown here in a digital “oil painting”, … Continue reading

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car spotting: a most charming figaro

I saw this little grey coupe turning left at the light a few cars ahead of me, and was pleased as the proverbial punch  when I looked down the street to see it parked at the curb. I had to … Continue reading

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the day after the fourth of july

I actually had an image ready to post on the Fourth of July, and it never got posted for two very different sets of reasons.  One set involves two terrible storms, a badly timed batch of clean laundry left hanging … Continue reading

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the insect identification multimedia extravaganza

Little insect splashed with paint, Is you a moth or is you ain’t? Brown and orange wings with a big white spot, Are you a butterfly or are you not? Butterfly antennae have clubs and bobbles. Moths have quiet wings, … Continue reading

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