Travelogue

There is a fork in the road

There is a fork in the road

in Pasadena, right near Huntington Hospital. I saw it in my rear-view mirror when I drove downtown the weekend before last. There’s a fork in the road located at the fork in the road at 866 S. Pasadena Ave, Pasadena Just now, I got whispers (and pictures!) of it in my email inbox. I hear […]

Arizona's fabulous roadsign typography

Arizona’s fabulous roadsign typography

I remember reading a story about designing typography for roadsigns. A higher x height and better spacing and letter shapes makes it easier to read and recognize the information on the sign. (maybe it was this story/slideshow about the development of the font Clearview, designed especially for road signage) When we crossed the state line […]

Entire chess set

Alice in Wonderland Chess Set at USC’s Doheny Library

[UPDATED] I had an appointment today at USC’s Doheny Library. I wound my way from the back of the building to the front, and came across a few students playing chess on a large set on the floor of the library. (I was late, was late, for a very important date, so I didn’t stop […]

A Day in the Life of Abbey Road

Your Thursday Morning Giggle: “Blame Ringo (A Day in the Life of Abbey Road)” Direct YouTube link

Full moon rises while eastbound on 10

Lunacy — It Caught My Eye

Driving home from today’s WriteGirl workshop, eastbound on the 10: The full moon rises. 10 days ago, it became illegal in the State of California to send or receive text messages while driving. No risk of illegal driving for me to do that. But using a coolpix swivel camera while behind the wheel? Sheer lunacy. […]

Rose Parade Float redux

Greets to all New Year websurfers! I’m staying away from the Rose Parade this year — float construction, visiting, parade, etc. Just not gonna happen for 2008-2009. But I’ve been there, blogged that in the past, so here’s a roundup of Rose Parade float construction, judging from the past, for your viewing pleasure. Click all […]