Saturday, March 21, 2009

Seen at St Vincent de Paul's thrift store this morning: a home entertainment system from a simpler time.

The body is plywood, the turntable is flocked with felt, the tone arm weighs close to a pound and it has just one speed.

I would have taken it home as a curiosity if they hadn't priced it at twenty-five dollars.

Friday, March 20, 2009

A sample of the decor at Mickey's bar at the top of Willy Street.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Cool artsy-fartsy lamp in the dining room of Lazy Jane's cafe.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Would this look good on my mantle piece?

Sunday, March 15, 2009

I followed this dedicated paddler down to to the lake shore to see if he would really be able to find enough open water to put his canoe it, and what do you know, he could.

This might be a hallucination brought on by four cups of strong coffee drunk too early in the morning, although I've never had any luck photographing my hallucinations before this ...

... or it might be a collection of Curious George stuffed dolls on display at Lazy Jane's cafe. It is.

Uncle Wiggly, Emperor of Williamson Street, addresses the massed throngs from his balcony.