my new johnson smith

I used to get this catalog “back in the day” that came from a company called Johnson Smith. It was a company that specialized at the time in the weird and the novel items that were all pretty darn appealing … Continue reading


Here’s a short video of an “eco-village” that was defined as being “somewhere around Asheville”. What is going on?  All these little shacks right next to each other….what’s up with that?  I remember seeing videos of field worker’s shacks on … Continue reading

what did he just say?

I was thinking about words again this morning. Yesterday, I closed my post with the word “immolation”. This morning, I woke up thinking about “emulation”. I also thought about “emollient”. That’s a pretty amazing thing to me….so many different words, … Continue reading