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Station 32 in St. Johns, 1934

This fire fighter’s rock garden was located at Station 32 in St. Johns, 1934. One of a few such gardens located at fire stations around Portland at that time, this garden was in front of the former St Johns City Hall building where the fire station and the Police Bureau’s North Precinct were located. 17 more words


The Kids of State-Thomas

George W. Cook Collection, SMU

by Paula Bosse

More great photos from the George W. Cook Collection at SMU’s DeGolyer Library! Click photos to see larger images. 123 more words

Dallas TX

Talking Shop On Rug Beatin' Day

You may have seen some of Russell Lee‘s fantastic images before. This is one of my favorites. Lee passed away in 1986 here in Austin, Texas, and this year, the former Lee Elementary was renamed Russell Lee Elementary in honor of the photographer, replacing the original namesake, … 137 more words


Costume College recap

A quick post to recap the rest of what I wore to Costume College. Lots of other bloggers have posted pictures of it, so I’m not posting any (also, as usual, I never actually took out my camera to take any ahem). 302 more words


A Midsummer Night's Dream

It’s not too much of a secret that Shakespeare and I have never really seen eye-to-eye. Of all the Shakespeare adaptations I’ve seen in film, and the actual plays I’ve read and studied in school, and even the stage productions I’ve seen, there’s been only a small handful that I can say I was genuinely impressed with or entertained by, instead of merely confuddled trying to understand and make sense of it. 782 more words

7 Out Of 10

Escalating Change

I’ve been writing Mirror Sydney for long enough that many of the places I have featured have now been demolished, or changed, or transformed. On my train trips across the harbour I have been observing the start of the demolition of the… 659 more words

Sydney City

Vintage 8 Pagers

Adult Content

You can always tell
when I’m feeling
particularly randy…..

I start talking about
how my blog ain’t lewd
or crude enough.

Not that it’s… 656 more words