Monthly Archives: November 2016

Return to the Storage Units

I have to laugh at you people. I got over a dozen emails begging for a picture of the bad unit. What a bunch of weirdos. So what the heck, here you go: What I couldn’t quite capture in this … Continue reading

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Not the Day I Expected

but a good day nonetheless. What I hadn’t counted on was this, which is one of two storage sheds on the upper concourse of the stadium that are about to meet their maker: This is the good unit. The other … Continue reading

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Here’s Something We Can All Agree On

Hats!! Gorgeous hats! From the Allie May Autry scrapbook. It looks like an outing to the San Jacinto battleground, a very popular destination for students for a long time. (Just incidentally, we also have a scrapbook belonging to the young … Continue reading

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All-School Convocation, 1968

As I was rushing to reshelve some things before I left town this week I stopped to pull down a thin volume I’d never noticed before. The title on the spine was “Convocation.” “Huh,” (I thought in my clever way), … Continue reading

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Three Wise Monkeys, c1924

I was traveling yesterday and forgot to post. I’ve occasionally failed to post  because I was too sick or so far out in the country that I couldn’t get a signal of any kind but I think this is only … Continue reading

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Rice at Weddings, 1960

I ran across this today and it lifted my heart. I’ve been to so many funerals  here lately and it helps to remember that’s not all there is. Bonus: I went over and had a look where they were tearing … Continue reading

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Friday Follies: Flip!

I love this one, taken in the Rice Bookstore circa 1970: Pre-blow dryer era hairdos were works of art!

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Nothing Ever Happens Just One Time

I’ve been doing this for so long that sometimes it feels like I’ve seen it all  before. Sometimes it’s because I have. Going to lunch at Cohen House today there was this: When I got back to the Woodson it … Continue reading

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Rehearsal, no date

It’s undated but labeled “Baker Shakespeare rehearsal.” It has to be Macbeth, don’t you think? Bonus: Late yesterday morning I was upstairs in Cohen House setting up the projector for a talk I was giving over lunch. As I worked … Continue reading

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Address & Play

I had to laugh at myself this afternoon. When I first saw this I thought they were verbs and I was very confused. Then I understood that they were nouns and it all cleared up: Homecoming in 1970 provided quite … Continue reading

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