Sunday, November 30, 2008

great claims

Hear the great explorer, Peary here! and view his party.

Saturday, November 29, 2008

and some details...

from the poster. It was quite fun to make.

kindra's sampler

A sampler from me! The poster was made for Reference Library's Exhibit at the fine Kiosk! Thanks Andy!

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Give thanks!

hope you're all spending time with your best pals.

_All rhymes from the 'Oxford Boook of Nursery Rhymes' typed on my fine Torpedo Typewriter.
_One of the amazing dioramas from Totem Villiage: Indian Village in St. Ignace (a very odd place to say the least)
_A card from Our Wonderful World of People packs
_Food sign from U.P. Michigan.

Monday, November 17, 2008

a test pattern

Working on a project ——quite last minute. For now, here's a preliminary sketch. I'm referencing knitting patterns that I found in Estonia; lot's of ideas and fun and toooo little time.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Monday, November 10, 2008

Marion and his glads, a prairie and a note

Marion Rich, my great grandfather, bred gladiolus for a living, grew up in Marion, New York and lived on Marion Avenue. I just found this account in the Marion Enterprise/1956.

My parents prairie.

A found note from the Hexagon.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

H is for Heraldry

Scanned plates from a 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.

If you scroll down on this site you get the complete terminology of Heraldry which is pretty dern facinating.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008


photos taken in anchorage and jersey shore.