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spudart blog is four years old!

Four years ago from yesterday was the first spudart blog post. Happy four years old! 😀 *streamers* The first blog post was Long live long tables. Ah yes the long table Host to family renunions Setting for the Last Supper Forum for panel discussions Horizon of Bruce Wayne meals Territory of high school lunches Location …

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No foil for egg muffins

Egg Muffins are so much better than they are not wrapped in foil and sit. Tribune Tower’s cafeteria lets their egg muffins sit out, so they can breath. Next door, the Equitable Building’s cafeteria puts their egg muffins in foil and they choke and suffer. They get all MOIST and nasty and all mushed up. …

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McDonalds #4444 in Chicago

The McDonalds in downtown Chicago on Michigan Ave right behind the Wrigley Building is store #4444. I just saw this on my receipt. Numbers like this make me happy.

2005 Design Competitions Awards and Deadlines

Here is the most complete list you will ever find for Design Competitions, Awards, and Deadlines. Over 56 competitions to make you happy (or sad). Here’s the link for the full list: you have any corrections or extra competitions, please just leave a comment and I’ll add it to the list. (The comments box …

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how to search for dramatic photos

I’m designing a brochure for KRT Campus, and I was looking for some dramatic images. Normally, you’d do a search for: drama, dramatic, powerful, happy, sad, joyful, and all those other words in the thesaurus. But here’s a trick… look for the verbs that play out those adjectives. The two best ones were: cry and …

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Aladdin DropZip and Fonts

If you are using a new version of DropZip (i’ve been using 8.0)… Let’s say you compress a bunch of files with fonts in it. When you go to uncompress the files, the fonts will be zero k. But if you use an older version of DropZip (i’ve got 5.5)… the fonts will not become …

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Ravenswood for Peace handouts

About once every month, the Ravenswood for Peace stands outside the Western Brown Line stop in the morning giving handouts concerning current political situations. The women are nice older ladies with gray hair that are always so happy to spreading their political views–of which I mostly agree on. Although today’s handout entitled “The Federal Budget …

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Mr. T’s birthday

Today is the birthday of Mr. T. (May 21, 1952) Happy Birthday, foo!