Archive for November, 2008

Another sign

Saturday, November 29th, 2008

This sign is next to the photo supply sign (below). You can see both signs in context here; they are on a newly exposed wall which is hidden under scaffolding. The explanation is in the previous post and a short rant is below in the Go Figure post from 10/22.

History on the Walls

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

Recently the business on the ground floor of our building changed. So the plastic deli signs were torn off and some history that was hidden behind plastic saw light again.  Click on the image, you can even see some of the surviving gold leaf. My neighbor the amazing photographer Matt Petosa took this.

A Rant About Greenland

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

My friend Paul came back from visiting his wife’s family up in Iceland. He told me about it. The family is fine and they had a nice visit. But some of the other stuff he mentioned was a bit of a shock.

And a kind mention

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

I was delighted to find out that my Solzhenitsyn comic (see previous post) was cited by one of the Isotope Award judges, Johanna Draper Carlson as a “comic worth reading”, in the “My Top Five” section of her column.