Monthly Archives: November 2021

the quotable mo sheppo, part 32

“I’ve never seen a mud hen do THAT before!” note to self: When bird-watching, sometimes it’s better to avert your eyes.

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life is funny, part 388

In the pocket of a sheepskin coat,moonlight in a madman’s eyeFor the unfairness of it all,surely something had to die …— the prophet mcmurtry— We’re walking around in a ghost town crammed full of people who don’t appear to be … Continue reading

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clearly, it’s snoopy

The sun isn’t quite up yet, but a hint of orange is beginning to illuminate the palm tree in the next yard. Thinking about thinking about it, as the philosopher Michael Ambri liked to say. It’s Thanksgiving. Our Thanksgiving these … Continue reading

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frida’s just another word for millions left to lose

The facts as we know them: ■ A self-portrait of Frida Kahlo sold for$34.9 million at Sotheby’s on Tuesday night. ■ I’m looking at two portraits of Frida on the easel in our living room. ■ Downside: They may or … Continue reading

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things i wish i had said, part 96

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