Monthly Archives: February 2014

Photo from Wrangler clothing ad campaign

I ran across this photo while browsing the wonderful, always a feast for the eyes. The picture is from an ad campaign, “We Are Animals,” used in Europe by the American clothing company. For the story of the campaign, see … Continue reading

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French Quarter lounge on the Sunset Limited, 1950s

The 1950s “French Quarter Lounge” car on the Southern Pacific Sunset Limited, New Orleans-Los Angeles, a train still run by Amtrak today (with different equipment, of course). Todd and I have ridden it several times. Photo from my brochure collection; for … Continue reading

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Audrey Hepburn and a Renault Dauphine

Reblogged from  My first car was a Dauphine (the blue car to Ms. Hepburn’s right)–that’s why this picture is here.

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South American mysteries: Garcia-Marquez, Vargas Llosa, and Sabato: three great short novels

These three books will take you to Columbia, Peru, and Argentine. They’re all short enough for an afternoon’s read, great length for a three-to-five hour flight. Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1981) is on my list of all-time favorites. A reporter visits a small … Continue reading

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Annapolis winter

The mouth of the Little Magothy River, Woods Landing.  

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