Archive for July 2012

Little Dantes

July 28, 2012

Seen yesterday at the SF Asian Art Museum.  Even more adorable than the creations were the videos of the 9 year old artists explaining their visions of hell.

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The best thing about New York City …

July 24, 2012

… is:

“If it must be so.”

Can anyone else hear my Charlie Brown sigh?

Newest cool video seen online somewhere

July 16, 2012

F is for …

July 11, 2012

… the Fantastic showing by the Giants’ All-Stars yesterday.

On my way to Saturday brunch with the nieces

July 7, 2012

Items …

July 5, 2012

… currently depicted on the labels of wine bottles at the Castro Village Wine Company:

  • octopus
  • telephone (vintage)
  • Chevrolet (~1957)
  • log cabin
  • black shouldered kite (bird)
  • long horn sheep
  • cat (black)
  • pliers
  • human hands (2)
  • mallard duck
  • cello, violin, viola, violin (quartet)
  • locomotive
  • textbook
  • boxing match
  • Dizzy Gillespie
  • banshee
  • wooden duck
  • wild boar
  • cuneiform
  • railroad tracks
  • swan (white)
  • mortar & pestle
  • horse & plow
  • chemical equations
  • interlocking gears
  • dudes in a wine cellar
  • angel
  • waitress
  • woolly mammoth
  • couch (in a vineyard)
  • shipwreck
  • migrating geese
  • shipping crane
  • water-wheel
  • pears (3)
  • frog
  • pomelo
  • small boat (unoccupied)
  • bridesmaid
  • prisoner (in chains)
  • Greek bireme
  • monkey on a whale

 

Yankee Doodle Dandies

July 4, 2012

Hmmm…  from last Sunday’s puzzle.  What do these folks have in common?

CALVIN COOLEDGE

MALIA OBAMA

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE

GEORGE STEINBRENNER

ANN LANDERS

LIONEL TRILLING

Weird that they left off “Documentarian who was 65-Across (1977)”.

ps:  Buon Compleanno, fratello mio!