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Things I thought about doing in the blog today to celebrate Chinese New Year: Say “Gong hey fat choy!” as we were taught in elementary school social studies, because that is how you say “Happy New Year” in Chinese. Point … Continue reading
I wish I was more of a jerk. I probably would be a better photographer. Unfortunately, at least for my image output, I actually have some manners. These were taught to me as a kid, and like so many annoying … Continue reading
On the events of June 26th, 2015 This blog was designed from the beginning to be non political. Indeed, one of its primary goals was to be a safe haven from politics, a quotidian quiet spot to consider words and … Continue reading
I just opened the front door to bring in the mail, and there was a giant, disgusting earwig in the mailbox. And that made me think of Troy McClure, and of how we may remember him from such other nature … Continue reading
As car week draws to a close, let’s take a dive into my Pinterest “car stuff” board for a quick look at one of my personal dream cars. This louvered Italian beauty from the ’70s is the not particularly famous … Continue reading
This is not a car spotting blog, but we do quite a bit of it. Occasionally point totals are offered as part of the fun, and enough people have asked about how the point system works that I thought I’d … Continue reading
It’s not work avoidance, really– it’s a weird day and there’s lots of stuff going on outside of the Brontosaurus story that I have to attend to. But that doesn’t mean I’m not thinking about it. Specifically, I’m thinking about … Continue reading
Helicopters are cool, and Soviet military aircraft are cool, and sky cranes are cool, so a Mil Mi-10 Soviet military sky crane is by definition very cool indeed. Plus, I like buses and this Mi-10 is getting ready to carry … Continue reading
One of the purposes of photography, at least for me, is to reduce the acquisition of random objects, particularly those I am tempted to buy purely because I want to draw them or put them in a story somehow. When … Continue reading