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from the garage sale notebook
Did the neighborhood garage sales/ found this in my notebook afterward. Gourds painted to look like apples. Apples painted to look like gourds? Not one of the Deeper Questions of the Universe, but it’ll do.
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the notebook, at the cafe, with cameras
Took a disreputably long photography walk one day last week, and ended up, as so often happens, at the cafe. Beside buying a coffee and a cinnamon scone and photographing my cameras* (“cafe cameras” is an ongoing series on my … Continue reading
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overheard at the chinese buffet
Overheard over lunch at the Chinese buffet this afternoon, and written in my notebook, a very Midwestern sentence: “I can go out and find an eighteen point buck walking in the woods faster than I can find my wife in … Continue reading
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olympic notebook: shuttlecock
(Of course, there was an Olympic notebook. Or rather, an Olympic yellow legal pad. And like any notebook, I wrote down a few things that turned out to still be interesting the next day. And a few that didn’t. Expect … Continue reading
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From the notebook, always in my pocket on winter car trips, a true haiku: December cornfield: Along the treeline, a pile Of plaid sofas. Even writers/can’t make this stuff up.
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hulk write in notebook.
Hulk put in dollar bill. Hulk put in quarter. Hulk press small button. Hulk get two PayDay bar. This is benevolence of universe. (More in the Hulk-ku/not-a-Hulk-ku series. Notebook poetry + blog posts from phone = a week where things … Continue reading
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the cartoonist’s notebook: lumberyard at lunchtime
Never knew that behind our big box Menard’s home store is a huge working lumberyard. You enter through a gate “guarded” by an equally huge but fairly lethargic security man who checks your receipt to see that you have already … Continue reading
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big texas meat claws
Another use for the best multipurpose tool since the Swiss Army knife (that’d be the phone camera*): word and phrase collection. Every writer needs to be aware of ambient, atmospheric words, the words we breathe and eat and swallow as … Continue reading
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auto show notebook
It was a close call; we had to wait until the last possible day, but yes, we made it to the Chicago Auto Show this year. You’ll have to wait a bit to see a few selections from the more … Continue reading
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(I don’t know whether these are pages from a notebook or part of a letter. But since the person in question wrote endless letters to a certain other person and those letters constitute a very vividly detailed journal, the difference … Continue reading
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