Thursday, March 24, 2011

picture of the day

from "lancelot link, secret chimp" a television show, 1970
images found in the life magazine google image archive.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

picture of the day - ralph cahoon

last night i dreamed of a life-sized blue whale hot air balloon suspended in the sky above me. today while searching for images regarding "whale balloon" i stumbled upon the work of ralph cahoon (1910-1982). this is by far my most delightful discovery in quite some time.
roadtrip... the cahoon museum of american art.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

picture of the day

costumed irish dancers, 1927
all of these pictures are from the cleveland memory project


irish coffee float, 1980

The steps of St. John Cathedral, E. Ninth St. and Superior Ave. were a favored vantage point for watching the Irish Day Parade, 1975

crowd of spectators, 1977

elevated view of st. patrick's day parade, 1935

Having a sniff: Fire Capt. Fred Sheffler gave Joseph Simmons, 3, a snootful of flowers on one of the St. Patrick's Day floats, 1975

St. Patrick's Day Parade: That's water, not Irish Whiskey, that Bob Augustus (left) and William Fritzsche are pouring into a squirt gun. They are members of the Al Koran Shrines Krazy Kops, 1975

Majorettes with batons standing in snow flurries , 1959 parents were engaged at the cleveland st. patrick's day parade in 1982. my dad jumped into the parade with some friends carrying a sheet that they had painted "Erin Go Braugh!" When they spotted my mom in the crowd, standing with friends and family, they flipped the sheet over and it read "Patti Will You Marry Me?" I've always loved that story. wish i had a picture on me, i'd post here.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

picture of the day

i just don't feel like posting a picture today. sorry.

if you'd like to send me one, and i like it, i will post it here instead.

thank you adam.

thank you bo. this image was taken by bo butler.

Friday, March 11, 2011

picture of the day

March 18, 1984: A car sits at the bottom of the Costa Mesa Inn pool as police investigate. The driver was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. No one was injured.
photograph by Colin Crawford, Los Angeles Times
read the whole story: here.

(click on the image to see it bigger.)