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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Starbucks Laptop People

Starbucks Laptop People
I stop by Starbucks on the way home just about every day because I've reached that age when I need a little jolt to make it home. This place is always filled with laptops. The laptop people long ago destroyed the ambiance of American cafes, and it's not just Starbucks. Every hole-in-the-wall coffee shop I ever visit is brimming with these wireless moochers.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Karl Shapiro


Karl Shapiro
This is the only filmed interview I've been able to find of the great poet Karl Shapiro. It's sourced from a 16mm film by Karl Shapiro and Arthur Hoyle, Santa Monica, CA: Pyramid Films, 1976.

Charles Lawler Sculpture

Untitled 1957
I spotted this sandstone sculpture in front of the Pomona College Art Museum. The sculptor, Charles Lawler, taught at Pomona College at Claremont from 1949-57.

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Tim's Dog

My brother Tim
Tim was a cat lover, but he did enjoy getting a kiss from a little doggie.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Reading on My Bench

Wrought iron bench
Recovering from surgery, I spent time reading outdoors.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Storing Old Typewriters

My typewriters in the garage
Most of my typewriters are stored in the garage. I don't have the space for them in the house, nor any place to properly display them.