OK, so I’m easily amused! I am often fascinated by the hint in a baby’s face of what the adult will look like. Here’s a great example: In 1927, Dorothy Gerber was straining vegetables through a seive to make them edible for her baby daughter Sally. Her husband, Daniel Gerber, owned a canning factory. He […]
For my new glasses I decided to go with something that combines vintage with a dash of stylish singularity that makes a bit of a statement. I now consider myself old enough to make such statements!
Strictly for the birds is actually also for dogs. These are cleverly designed little bird houses and dog houses. When you want to give a home to your feathered or fury friends, check these out. Source: etsy
Creative packaging design: I stumbled upon this interesting collection of 25 products. Check out the full list if the ones I’m including here interest you. (Source: Bored Panda) I hate when product packaging is so clever you actually don’t want to use the product!
Oh, we need these out here in California! I would love one for an in town getaway when I needed to gain back my sense of balance! I wish I had known about these when I was in Holland. I would have made an effort to tour one! But this video is the next […]
I came upon this curious article, 8 Punctuation Marks That Are No Longer Used. It’s great and is now making the rounds on the internet! I only wish these two punctuation marks were included in computer fonts. They’re very practical: the percontation mark for rhetorical questions and the ironieteken mark for irony. Related articles Punctuation Marks, […]
I normally don’t pay attention to shoes, but who could miss these?! (Her walk appeared very difficult because of the shoes.) This was out in front of a restaurant in Atlanta. I asked her if I could take a picture of them, and, thinking it was fun, she graciously agreed. Notice: there is nothing holding […]
I came across this post some months back and keep returning to it. This tiny little space, only 130 square feet, catches my imagination. (That’s a space that’s 10 feet by 13 feet! That’s the size of a tiny bedroom!) I can’t imagine living in a space as small as this itty bitty apartment in […]
I have always found using the magic wand to create a selection a bit, well… troubled. Some people call it the “tragic wand.” In some circumstances it works well. In others, not so. Here’s the best way to grab a selection, especially when you are trying to grab graphic elements that have transparency around the […]
I vividly remember, as a very young child, my father pulling into a gas station. I recall exactly where it was. Nothing exists there now. In fact, it’s been paved over and is now a major road intersection. But then, it was a gas station with dirt parking, no pavement, anywhere. It was hot. (Florida […]