Monthly Archives: August 2014

San Diego Map-A-Thon

Back in 2012, I went to Comic Con with my good friend HH. While we were there, I casually photographed maps that I came across. In about ten hours of wandering around the city (admittedly in some touristy locations, including … Continue reading

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Swipes #40: Hold on to your politicians

This one seems to actually be a legitimate swipe, but sadly I have completely lost the reference for the second image. I’m pretty sure that I found it in the Library of Congress. If anyone has a better suggestion for … Continue reading

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Swipes #39: Great Lakes?

A little bit of bathroom humo(u)r for today’s swipes file: More Great Lakes imagery if you follow the link!    

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Things to do / see / eat in Ottawa

A friend asked, so here are some Greatest Hits of Ottawa (According to Amanda) in the form of a partial and evolving list of thing to do / see / eat for future visitors and / or residents and other interested … Continue reading

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Things to do / see / eat in San Diego

So far, the best thing about living in SoCal (Southern California) is when people visit, which they do with some frequency due to Nicest Weather Ever Syndrome, because then we get to go do fun things. Keep in mind, the weather … Continue reading

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Things to do / see / eat in Los Angeles

So far, the best thing about living in SoCal (Southern California) is when people visit, which they do with some frequency due to Nicest Weather Ever Syndrome, because then we get to go do fun things. Keep in mind, the weather … Continue reading

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Swipes — er, Fist Bump — File

Check out a variation on the Swipes File over at Bado’s Blog. The post, “I have a nightmare” from 30 August 2013, shows Obama offering a variation on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech. Obama is often shown with … Continue reading

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6 August 1945

Today, I invite you to read “Hiroshima” from The New Yorker, August 1946.

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Nelvana of the Northern Swipes!

Er, I mean, Nelvana of the Northern Lights arrived the other day (thanks, Hope!), so here’s your swipes file for today from the 1940s… * Trigger Warning: There will be a trigger warning and I don’t care if you don’t like … Continue reading

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Adventures on a Farm

Read all about Bubba’s time at Rainfield Farm. (Links to her post!)

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