Category: Photos



Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

In Berlin for JSConf EU. This photo was the best product from a day of meandering tourism.

Photo: Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe



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.

Image: Bus Route of 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.

Saints 31, Vikings 28




My parents’ Yorkie rests atop my brother-in-law Mike.

Photo: Maggie



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.

Photo: Cat in a basket

Starlite Theatre

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.

Photo: Starlite Theatre




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?

Photo: Incorrect



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.

Image: Saints 38, Patriots 17



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.

Image: Stay on Target!



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.)

Photo: Helen Thomas & Barack Obama

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