A Post About Droste

In which our amateur blogger plays the role of self-aggrandizing art critic. See Dan Dreifort's Droste collection here. Read on for pedantic Droste stuff. Always bad web-form to refer to a theme element which might later change, but see that banner up there? It's a Droste effect applied to a picture I took in NYC … Continue reading A Post About Droste

How to make New Buckyballs Shape – Tetrahedron

No juggalo, I like playing with magnets. Fun with magnets A friend gave me a Ball of Whacks a few years ago. I played with them so much, my special lady friend threatened to leave me the next time I said, "Hey babe, look at this weird shape I made!" Buckyballs are great fun for … Continue reading How to make New Buckyballs Shape – Tetrahedron

Inadvertent Lessons from Safety Town

Under a Blanket of Sleep My earliest memories fluttered archetypal dreamscapes of unknowable shapes and otherworldly sounds. I remember not understanding the recurring dream, confusion which no doubt rooted the subtle cerement of fear shrouding this fascinating fancy. That I lacked adequate language to describe it frustrated me more than my inability to understand it. Well, … Continue reading Inadvertent Lessons from Safety Town

Top 5 New Cat Food Flavors

Staring at the Oven Roasted Chicken Flavor DENTAL TREATS cats love! AKA Feline Greenies (TM), I pondered yet another in a long line of unoriginal thoughts: Why do we feed cats food flavored for humans? The answer is two-fold. 1. We do not. Well, I'm reasonably sure we're not feeding our cats food that's flavored … Continue reading Top 5 New Cat Food Flavors

Why Does Time Seem to Speed Up as We Age?

Time flies when you're having fun. Time waits for no man. And sure enough, time appears to move faster as we get older. I'll preface this by saying that this is (obviously) not an original observation. Furthermore, I don't think my explanation of WHY time seemed to pass more slowly when we were younger is … Continue reading Why Does Time Seem to Speed Up as We Age?