Blooming Trees in January?

Found: Northridge, California, Jan. 28. Isn’t it early? I wouldn’t know, I’m from the East Coast.

Going-Away Announcements

Retirement and going-away announcements are an underacknowledged folk-art form, characterized by incoherent design elements, maudlin sentiment, clip-art infestation, and nautical metaphors. For example, here is the flyer someone made for my friend Kristen’s imminent departure to Michigan (she is a reader and very occasional commenter on this blog). While a good example of the genre, […]