For Sale in Arcata

Posted in Picture du jour on December 15th, 2013 by bill

This photo shows some items that were listed for sale in front of the Co-op in Arcata a few weeks back (click on the image for a much larger version). I think it says a few things about where this town’s head is at. If you read it aloud to yourself, it’s kind of like Beat poetry.

White Doves
young, healthy,
tame, $10 each

Madagascar cockroaches
(make great pets)
2.00 each
Dubia roaches
50ç

$250
Passier 18″
PS Baum
Dressage
Saddle
wide tree [?]

Seasoned Firewood
all full cords
Fir – $240
Oak – $340
Madrone – $380
call for details

1978 (2,800$)
Cadillac Deville
2 door coupe
Phaeton model
54,000 miles – 

Snowboards:
2007 KL WWW 151 cm
2006 Capita 158 cm
lightly used, good condition
1 pair of Drake large size bindings

Bird-Cage
$12.00

Food
707-748-9228

300 ZX T-TOP
1994 NISSAN 94,500 mi
ALWAYS GARAGED
SMOOGED [sic]
GOOD SHAPE
PEARL COLOR
$5,500 obo

76 – Merc
4 dr.
runs
good shape
$500.00
Leave Mess.

In the Dunes

Posted in Picture du jour on June 12th, 2013 by bill

Information Sign

Posted in Picture du jour on May 23rd, 2013 by bill

Just for the heck of it: the slow loris

Posted in Picture du jour on October 30th, 2011 by bill

497 and counting

Posted in Picture du jour on May 10th, 2010 by bill

And here’s another: live updates from the home office. I am currently stuck in my desk chair because my cat The Precious has decided she wants to sleep in my lap, and she kind of calls the shots around here. But I do happen to have my camera right at hand.

lap

Yes, that’s right, cat pictures: last resort of the desperate blogger. It’s come to that. Who knows where we’ll be by the end of the day?

A moment of repose

Posted in Picture du jour on May 2nd, 2010 by bill

soccer

Questionable advertising

Posted in Picture du jour on April 13th, 2010 by bill

Question: Is it only because I have a sick mind that I read this billboard as saying “Add your doggy-style flavor”?

doggy

Wild turkey, Walnut Creek office park, 4/4/2010

Posted in Picture du jour on April 4th, 2010 by bill

turkey

The Post-Politics Era

Posted in Picture du jour on April 3rd, 2010 by bill

politics

Cops love cupcakes

Posted in Picture du jour on March 21st, 2010 by bill

Took these while waiting at the stoplight at the corner of Broadway & 51st.

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