June 18th, 2021

krazy koati

Slow change may pull us apart

Sorry to run late; unexpectedly through porsupah got the chance to watch that documentary on the Sparks brothers. Meantime, here's what all happened on my humor blog this past week:

Now I'll finish my trip to Old Town, and get back to walking around the Eastside a little.

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Arctic Corner, the ice cream stand next to that plaque marking where the first house in Lansing was not. I didn't get any ice cream although I kind of regret that choice.


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The train tracks have long been out of service --- they're torn up a couple dozen feet past the road here --- so I don't know why they weren't taken up and sold for scrap years ago. Also yeah, Odd Nodd Art Supply, that's what they call themselves.


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Just another building in Old Town, although what caught my eye is that the date marker up top reads 1890 - 1924. I have no idea what it was when it was built or possibly rebuilt.


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Back to my home turf! Here's that house off Kalamazoo Street with the pole decorations, all set for spring/early summer. Also you can tell that winter has passed because the sky is so bright blue that it's washed out in the photo, instead of being a dingy grey mist.


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It's all just butterflies and flowers with some people, you know?


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One more view of the pole and its seasonal decorations.


Trivia: Sir Charles Wheatsone's typewriters, built from around 1851 to 1855, had piano-style keyboards. Source: The Iron Whim: A Fragmented History of Typewriting, Darren Wershler-Henry.

Currently Reading: Three Bags Full: A Sheep Detective Story, Leonie Swann.