A bizarre trading card from 1936 appeared in my search for arctic cards on checkoutmycards.com. 1936 G-Men & Heroes of the Law R60 #72 – Justice Within The Arctic Circle [Good to VG‑EX] The back of the card reads: “Official” Stories from records of G-Men and Famous Police Organizations and Heroes of the Law. Copr. […]
Funny seeing these two photos next to each other in my flickr photostream. One a tower built of glass and steel. The other, made of plastic magazine racks. Both have a gleaming highlight stream across their surface. One a desirable high-end place to live. The other, unwanted garbage from a goneby print era.
Next time you water you cactus, instead of pouring the water into the dirt, pour the water over the top of the cactus. I like to dribble the water on the top and let it naturally climb down the needles of the cactus. That way the cactus gets a nice slow natural feeding. Our world […]
As if having one state park named Kickapoo in Texas wasn’t enough. There’s also a Kickapoo State Recreation Area in Illinois. The folks in Oakwood, IL must have had some fun naming their road Kickapoo Park Road and the loading dock, Kickapoo Landing. Wait, there are 12 places named Kickapoo in America: — Kickapoo Township, […]
For my mom’s birthday card, I’m using an image of a Monarch butterfly (i’ll post the image sometime soon). I always like to make custom envelopes, because we have a printer at work that can make 11×17 prints. This particular envelope was easy. I just cropped the wing of the butterfly to get most of […]
… wearing a kilt. It’s long and drapes down. Reading a newspaper. How quaint. Real paper. Real ink. Big paper, at that. Paper so long that it drapes down in front of you. The paper blows around in the wind. Such old traditions. Some people still wear kilts. Some people still read print newspapers.
Andrew Huff of Gapers Block posted this mysterious photo on flickr that leaves us desiring the ending. Finish this sentence: I have been trying to reach you about the possible sale of _________________. I have been trying to reach you about the possible sale of longer notepads. (by jima on flickr) I have been trying […]
Imagine arriving to another world in the morning. The planet is inhabited with creatures carrying open containers filled with liquid. That would be kinda strange, right? There are no other creatures on planet earth that carry around containers of liquid in the morning. Oh wait. Humans. With coffee. Do humans really need coffee THAT badly […]
Everyone is talking about how this is the first Latin American pope. That’s cool. But on my Christian Notebook blog, I give 25 other reasons why Pope Francis is cool.
What is the zip code for the White House? The Post Office suggests many zip codes for the White House. Use the Post Office Zip Code suggestion form, and search for: 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. The Post Office gives this list of zip code suggestions: 20500-0001: PRESIDENT 20500-0002: FIRST LADY 20500-0003: WHITE HOUSE 20500-0004: THE WHITE HOUSE […]