April 2009

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Romantic Cones

I saw this image on Isa’s computer. She has no idea where it came from. It’s so rich with symbolism: are the cones having a romantic moment in a beautiful place? Are we, the viewers, being warned of the danger of continuing further into the beautiful waterfall?Why were the cones framed so properly in the […]


I’ve previously posted on the difficulties of selling items on Craigslist. I’ve since learned that buying items can be just as difficult. Last month I looked to see if anyone was unloading soon-to-be-worthless ski lift tickets. Mostly there were a glut of sellers trying to get $10 for widely-available $20-off coupons, but there were a […]


From today’s Albany (NY) Times Union: A 70-year old Chestertown man was arrested for allegedly making graffiti on an overpass on Route 9L. Police said Kenneth C. Hopper was using spray paint to write “rowlow” onto the Warren County Bike Trail overpass just before 3 pm Saturday. Hopper, a medical doctor, said that he did […]

A Sad Day

NOOOOOO!!!!!! Harry Kalas has passed away. R.I.P. Harry. (I guess he’s ‘outta here’) Here’s a clip of him announcing the last few minutes of the World Series 2008. (My little brother in 1980, probably got these items at Veterans Stadium giveaway days)

Vague Protest Spotted

We drove by some protesters on the corner of Laurel Canyon and Ventura Boulevard. I rolled down the window and heard shouts of “Honk if you agree with us, pay taxes if you don’t.”Another girl cried, “Stop robbing us!” Some of the signs had things on them like: This is BULL I’m a Democrat but […]

News Update

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