Monthly Archives: March 2013

Fox or Coyote

On a walk along the river, I ran into this guy who made haste after spotting me. At the time, I thought it was a coyote because of its size – not so sure after looking at the photos. More … Continue reading

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Man on Stilts

Mark exhibits more lawn art. previous Mark Winn art here

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Another Slide from the Mid Century Modern Cache

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Mid Century Modern Architecture in California

I salvaged an old slide collection that includes some of the images I posted on my Mid Century Modern set on flickr.

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The Economy as God

Of course it’s always been a hot topic, but for the past five years the economy has been a source of particular fascination. It’s starting to look a lot like religion – this economy thing. A couple years back I … Continue reading

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Bearded Mayans, contd

I commented on a strange bearded statuette on display at the Inter-American Bank’s Mayan exhibition. A similarly strange figurine is the Calixtlahuaca Head. Found with items dated to the Azteco-Matlatzinca period of 1476-1510 (prior to Cortez’ arrival), the figure from … Continue reading

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Deer Hunting in Rock Creek

The culling of Rock Creek’s herd(s) seems to make perfect sense – the deer exist in an urban island without natural predators. Both overgrazing (no forest regeneration) and deer expansion into urban areas are unwanted consequences. An online FAQ on … Continue reading

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Perfect Susquehanna Point Found

I found this slender, rhyolite point alongside the old trolley right-of-way. The topography that guided the trolley’s path probably coincides with Indian settlement patterns. I can only imagine how its construction must have plowed through countless archeological sites.

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