Almost eight years! This blog has been real, it’s been fun … and yet after a certain point, not real fun. When your fascination runs out of steam, when there’s no more juice flowing, it’s not time to mourn, but to move on. My Day in Uruguay Some funny stuff,some pretty pics,some oddities. Thanks for your attention! Reviewing the stats, I found 1,218 posts listed, but only 1,217 published. Aha! The digging dog 26 February 2018. This is from a month or so ago. Kiya,…Continue Reading “It’s time”

OK, fair enough if you’re not into Game of Thrones, but I spotted this in the parking lot of Tienda Inglesa shortly after the final episode aired, and it struck me as oddly appropriate. Years ago, I was maybe a hundred pages into the first book of George R R R R Martin’s (I may have a couple too many Rs there) Song of Ice and Fire series, when a British friend revealed it was an HBO television series. Thus ended the reading. For all…Continue Reading “RIP GoT”

This is old news, but I loved the juxtaposition of headline and illustration. Design: We can’t find a good photo of the actual locusts. What if we just show Muslims swarming Mecca instead? Editorial: Works for us.

If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you know that occasionally it changes appearance. That’s because I change WordPress “themes,” the templates that determine how everything displays. Many themes don’t allow full-size photos. In my last change, I found one that did. So I was thrilled… …OK, stop right there. Today I notice that this theme has decided to replace my changing Uruguay header pictures with a black and white photo of mountains with snow, of which Uruguay has neither. How the hell did…Continue Reading “A little geekiness”