Monthly Archives: October 2013

Olmstead Motor Company on 8mm Film

I finally got the chance to watch a series of 8mm films I’ve had for years. With my friend’s 8mm projector casting a small screen, I videotaped the several reels. The footage below shows the Olmstead Motor Company, 2200 Wilson … Continue reading

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Tiki Gives Way to Bonfire

Dismantling the tiki hut – 2 hours. Its construction – 3 weeks. Bonfire season kicked off last night with a humdinger of a blaze. Bonfire newbies got the exploding-bamboo treatment.

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Preshistoric Artifact Auction – Prices Realized

In addition to their auction announcements, I now receive T&T Archeological Consulting’s Prices Realized mailer. Apparently, there are monied people that really like birdstones. Although generally considered ceremonial, their form may have evolved from a functional component of the atlatl. … Continue reading

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