I am not going to define “petard” for you.

And you hoisted yourself there anyway, so you don’t care. AWFUL SHORT MEMORIES IN THIS CROWD whatever, they remember perfectly well and they don’t care. Oh, and since we ALL have short memories, this pic was taken by my husband at a lawn-chair protest staged at Texas A&M in College Station, Texas. It was October 16, … More I am not going to define “petard” for you.

Pic of my week 6

Unnecessary Explainerorama: these posts are pics of things I saw and thought about this week. As seen in Blaine, Minnesota: a silver-grey building with the signs “21st Century Bank” and “counselor realty.com.” Despite its fantastic font, this particular bank location is no longer part of the future. :(

Pic of my week 5

Unnecessary Explainerorama: these posts are pics of things I saw and thought about this week. Academic mysteries: a brown door with a torn white paper sign taped to it. The sign reads: Do NOT open. (As Seen In an unnamed academic building, somewhere in Northern Minnesota)

Pic of my week 4

Unnecessary Explainerorama: these posts are pics of things I saw and thought about this week. Extreme close up of a pink and white amaryllis bloom, stamen, and pistil.

Pic of my week 3

Unnecessary Explainerorama: these posts are pics of things I saw and thought about this week. Bookstore grey/brown tabby cat sits in an old New Glarus beer box (presumably full of books), among other similar boxes.