In Berlin for JSConf EU. This photo was the best product from a day of meandering tourism.
Bus Route of Tears
Misspelled protest signs have become a strange, hilarious art form over the past year. Terrence Nowicki reminds us that we only laugh at them to hide our own tears.
Saints 31, Vikings 28
Unless I’ve been dreaming for the last eight hours, the Saints are going to the Super Bowl. Here, Tracy Porter celebrates the interception that kept the score tied at the end of the fourth quarter.
My parents’ Yorkie rests atop my brother-in-law Mike.
Cat in a basket
Stayed with friends in Houston last night. Claire, one of their cats, prefers the basket (which is meant for holding cat toys) over his cat tent.
Took this today while passing through Brenham on my way to Houston. A few minutes on Google tells me this theatre was opened in the 1950s and closed in 1980.
I feel like Prof. Layton and the Diabolical Box is intentionally messing with me as part of some oblique meta-puzzle. Is this a geometric font or not? When was the last time you saw a font with a perfectly round O but an oval C?
Saints 38, Patriots 17
The Saints are 11–0. Had you heard? I’ve been reserved so far, but I feel a sports-gasm coming on that won’t subside until the end of the NFL season. I apologize in advance.
Stay on Target!
Terence Nowicki, Jr., is a freelance editorial cartoonist. Very often I find his take on the news to be more interesting than those of in-house cartoonists at major newspapers.
Helen Thomas & Barack Obama
Taken a few weeks ago in the briefing room. Obama and Thomas share a birthday. (It’s most excellent that The White House is on Flickr.)