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Poster jokester

Posted: May 26th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: T Writes | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Comic author Jeff Wysaski sneaked some new information into the Los Angeles Zoo recently. I bet even the animals were smiling at these fun “facts”!

Jeff then brought the smiles to a Los Angeles animal shelter to help kitties get a forever home.

Jeff’s project Obvious Plant is dedicated to putting humorous posters, brochures, and products in places where they are sure to tickle funny bones. In need of a chuckle or two? Follow Obvious Plant on Instagram! And check out Jeff at pleated-jeans.com.

 

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The winner every time!

Posted: April 8th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: T Writes | Tags: , , | No Comments »

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Happy Easter!

Posted: April 1st, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: T Writes | Tags: , | No Comments »

Don’t worry, Peeps! Godzilla is just helping some buns on the egg hunt. Arigatō, Gojira!

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Spring has sprung!

Posted: March 20th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: T Writes | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Today is the Spring Equinox for 2018, when day and night are equal length. Let’s celebrate by honoring the most famous spring of all. We’re looking at you, Slinky!

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A snowment in time

Posted: January 4th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: T Writes | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Author Madeleine L’Engle hooked me on fantasy with her wonderful novel A WRINKLE IN TIME. Here is little Madeleine enjoying a snow day in 1928. Magical!

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It’s Go Skateboarding Day!

Posted: June 21st, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: T Writes | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Some surfers weren’t content with riding the waves. They wanted to surf city streets, too. And there was only one way to do it. June 21 is Go Skateboarding Day, an official annual holiday conceived by the International Association of Skateboard Companies to promote the joys of cruising along the pavement on a short narrow board with two small wheels fixed to the bottom of either end. How fun is that? Just look at the joy on longtime pro Peggy Oki’s face as she zooms along the asphalt.

Peggy Oki – © Kevin Steele / kevsteele.com

Don’t have a skateboard? I bet someone you know does. Beg them to borrow it today. And learn more about Peggy Oki’s groundbreaking skateboarding history here.

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Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

Posted: May 5th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: T Writes | Tags: , | No Comments »

Cinco de Mayo has come to represent a celebration of the contributions that Mexican Americans and all Hispanics have made to America. Time to break out the papel picado!

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Merry Christmas!

Posted: April 1st, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: T Writes | Tags: , , | No Comments »

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Happy Halloween!

Posted: October 31st, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: T Writes | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Pumpkins, this is not your year. You’ve had a good run, but Halloween 2016 belongs to PINEAPPLE JACK-O’-LANTERNS.

Here’s how to make your own pineapple porch fright. It’s easy!

What—? DON’T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT THIS YEAR, BELL PEPPERS. Try again next October.

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Sandwiches ahoy!

Posted: April 23rd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: T Writes | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

The weather is getting warmer,  grassy green parks are starting to call, and stomachs are beginning to rumble…

This can only mean one thing. It will soon be picnic time!

Artist Michael Beitz invites you to imagine inviting everyone you know to lunch with you al fresco at his tree-length picnic table.

Tree Picnic, 2014, ©Michael Beitz

Of course, you’ll need to pack a picnic basket big enough to hold all the goodies you’ll need at such a jumbo table. For inspiration, take a look at the seven-story corporate headquarters of the Longaberger Basket Company in Newark, Ohio.

It’s never too early to start preparing for summer!

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