Category Archives: autobiographical photo montages

Thirty Years Ago Today (by Bethany)

Life was rough back in 1984, what with Big Brother and all. Not to mention those drapes.

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Finished!

I finished The Portrait of a Lady a few days ago and would really love to be working on my final post. But, you see, my cat Maxwell is busy using it as a pillow. So I can’t because we … Continue reading

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January 16th, 1994

Here’s a picture of Bethany and me, celebrating her eighteenth birthday the way we celebrated a lot of birthdays in the early nineties: at Mel’s on Geary Boulevard in San Francisco. Happy birthday, my dear friend and co-blogger! Hopefully no … Continue reading

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Beyond This Point There Be Starbucks: A Visit to my College Town, Part II (by Bethany)

A couple of months ago I went to visit my college for reasons that had everything to do with this blog. My plan was to visit the English department library – a place that I associate with peace and stateliness … Continue reading

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Just a Quick Visit to Say Hi (by Bethany)

I’m sorry I missed Yarn Along on Wednesday. I’m sorry I still haven’t reviewed American Gods and The Phantom of the Opera and Bless the Beasts and Children and A Thousand Cuts. I did, however, finally resolve that I’m just … Continue reading

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More Bookcase Art (by Bethany)

Maybe someday I will get tired of taking artsy pictures of my bookshelves. But I don’t think it’s going to be today.        

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Bookcase Art (by Bethany)

Bookcases are more than just functional furniture for me. They’re part of my aesthetic of what a living space should look like: they’re about covering large expanses of wall space with infinite combinations of color, about parallel and perpendicular lines, … Continue reading

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Slacking-Off-At-Work Monday (by Jill)

Here’s a picture of the books that have been taking up space on my ottoman this week…. Mostly recent arrivals from amazon. Happy Monday, everyone.  🙂

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