23 LOON FAVORITES BY CATEGORY

April 20, 2010

cartoonist – Charles Addams sub-atomic particle – muon video game – Earthbound baseball score – 3-1 in eleven inning stand-up comic – Steven Wright playing card – 4 of diamonds grain – oat comic novel – Cold Comfort Farm by S. Gibbons opera singer – Maria Callas american romance – W.R. Hearst and Marion Davies […]

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THE FLOWERS THAT BLOOM IN THE SPRING TRA LA

April 19, 2010

and a baseball game was taking place on the adjacent field.

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SAN CARLOS SIDEWALK

April 18, 2010

Here is a segment of sidewalk in San Carlos, California. The loon once lived in a pink structure located to the left of this particular view. He decided this spot was worthy of being painted. Therefore, he painted it. Yes, pink structure.

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A SENTENCE BY DAPHNE du MAURIER

April 17, 2010

Flocks of starlings, rustling like silk, flew to fresh pasture, driven by some necessity of movement, and the smaller birds, the finches and the larks, scattered from tree to hedge as if compelled. Well, here is Daphne, the Cornwall Kid, introducing menace. She was awfully good at menace. Alfred Hitchcock made a dang good movie […]

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CARTOON FRIDAY 46

April 16, 2010

“Don’t you think you’ve gone a tad overboard with the ‘coaching’ thing?”

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TWINS

April 15, 2010

Lady May of Orrun Prince Dale Lightly The tenth birthday of these twins looms on the horizon in Part Two of A Tale of Fiddleeebod and is the engine driving the plot to its amazing conclusion.

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FROM DOC’S LOON FABLES 20

April 14, 2010

A Portrait of Rembrandt Rembrandt frisked from room to room, banging his tambourine on the top of his head. He larked, clicking his heels. He boomed a bawdy ballad and roared with laughter. He ran outside giggling and destroyed his neighbor’s tulips. Energized, the young artist, sucking on a plum, returned to his easel. He […]

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A SENTENCE FRAGMENT BY JOYCE CARY

April 13, 2010

Clouds all streaming away like ghost fish under the ice. The eccentric old loon of an artist, Gully Jimson, narrates The Horse’s Mouth, Cary’s brilliant novel. Gully is this loon’s favorite character in all of English literature. I mean, look at that fragment. There are plenty more like it to be tasted by the lucky […]

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LOON AXIOM

April 12, 2010

The grain elevator of hope often comes a cropper when faced with the fidgety fingernail of despair.

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YONES

April 11, 2010

This is the hollowite, Yones. He is the faithful attendant of Lord Fay Dot of Orrun and plays a central role in Orrun, the first part of a two part story entitled A Tale of Fiddleeebod. In addition to a shoot-across-the-room tongue and wings, Yones is blessed with six legs.

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