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april fool’s day in kekionga

This morning early arrivals in the Archives Department in the basement of the Noakes Library were greeted by this image.  It was the new wallpaper on every PC and printouts covered every bulletin board. It’s a not-so-subtle dig at the … Continue reading

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a map of an alternate usa

Alternate universes.  Alternate histories.  Maps.  Maps of alternate universes, shaped by events of alternate histories.  The land is the same, the world is different.  Dontcha just love all that stuff?  I know I do.  And this week Gizmodo showed us … Continue reading

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architectural drafting, hand lettering, old school comics, and other inky things

Lettering has turned into a disaster recently, and I know that means I have to take some time to practice.  Worse, it probably means I have to tear up some of my letter forms and relearn some better habits.  Practicing … Continue reading

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cahokia

I finally climbed Monks Mound last Friday.  This is something I’ve always wanted to do.  The Mound is all that’s left of the North American equivalent of the Great Pyramid: the major earthwork of the largest settlement of the most … Continue reading

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