A SCIENTIST’S REQUESTS

July 31, 2012

the moon is made of butter fat the sun is made of cheese if i’m not perpendicular please elevate my knees – the moon is made of blubber paste the sun is made of grain if i’m not horizontical please ship me north by train

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CUTE VENISON

July 30, 2012
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I draw a veil over what happened when the spear leaf triffid in the lower left foreground made its move.

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PEACHES

July 29, 2012
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Not triffids

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A SENTENCE BY RICHARD HENRY DANA

July 28, 2012

The officers were dressed in the costume which we found prevailed through the country – a broad-brimmed hat, usually of a black or dark brown color, with a gilt or figured band round the crown, and lined inside with silk; a short jacket of silk or figured calico, (the European skirted body-coat is never worn;) […]

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GENE AUTRY KWIZ ANSWER

July 27, 2012
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In 1928, young Gene was in New York and went to a Yankee game. Ignoring Ruth and Gehrig, he approached Miller Huggins and asked him to sign a baseball. It became his favorite talisman, and he carried it under his hat throughout his Hollywood career.

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THE GENE AUTRY KWIZ

July 26, 2012
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Under his good guy hat Gene Autry always carried his lucky: a. little statue of Roy Rogers. b. Miller Huggins autographed baseball. c. lunch of two hard boiled eggs. d. million dollar bill. e. pet garter snake, Rudy.

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MICE

July 25, 2012

Blue Meanie Mouse Blue Minnie Mouse

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WHEN GHOSTS COME OUT TO REMEMBER

July 24, 2012
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When ghosts arise from the murk of dusk to shadow over the lake, they long to recall that time in yore when they ate that really good cake.

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A MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE

July 23, 2012
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The red red rose, after her transformation from streetcar conductor Ethel Parker, found bliss in marriage to this white fence, altered magically from his previous existence as Dave Pillers, insurance adjustor and hat model. Convenience? They had been frightfully dedicated one to the other when both were human, though when pressed into maritime service, they […]

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THE PATIENCE OF THE TREES

July 22, 2012
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The trees are waiting.

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