Nice moon, wheel

From the back catalog, the Ferris wheel at Nice in the Côte d’Azur in 2007. Does it count as cross-processing if you use a color instagram filter on a scan from a Tri-X negative? Note the not so super moon at 3:30 or...

Another miraculous property of peanut butter

I thought I knew a thing or two about peanut butter, but today I learned two new things: Peanut Butter in a jar is a liquid Peanut Butter sandwiched between crackers is not a liquid How can this be, you ask? Three letters: TSA, that’s how. On the tragicomic...

In which the TSA is impressed with my wood

en MacBook cover, that is.  Last month, I treated myself and my new MacBook to a spiffy cedar plank of a cover from Karvt. This month, I did some flying, and that included everybody’s favorite drill, take out your computer and put it in a bin all by itself.  I...

Crackpot concept: the TSA confiscation exchange

With the winter holidays ahead, I decided to replace my dangerously dull moustache scissors with a fancy new pair.  Stainless steel, comfort grip, finely serrated blades. My upper lip blinked and squinted in the sunlight. I recall once watching a grown man at a TSA...