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”