Today’s Gag

April 26, 2018
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Today’s Gag

March 28, 2018
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Hip Shots

March 19, 2018

Abstractions 2

By Jim Sizemore

The “Hip Shots” series of photographs feature images that were grabbed “on the fly” with little regard for framing or focus. The object of the exercise is to create dynamic images, not perfect ones.

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Today’s Gag

March 1, 2018
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Today’s Gag

February 15, 2018
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Today’s Quote

February 14, 2018
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Penny Postcard

February 9, 2018
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(This is a re-post from 2017.)

This poetic Valentine’s Day card was postmarked Perry Ill., 4 p.m., Feb. 13, 1911. The man who mailed it could expect that his beloved, “Birdie,” would have it in her hand the very next day—Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day. In those days, first-class mail was delivered morning and afternoon and postcards required only a one-cent postage stamp. Note also that in this case the card was mailed and delivered sans street name or number. Small town—everyone knows everyone else—therefore, no street address required. What ever happened to that wonderful postal system? Well, for one thing, Time happened.