Monthly Archive: March 2019

Remembering "Dirt" Cobain 0

Epitaph in a sketchy alley

We spotted this graffiti in a sketchy alley off of Hollywood Blvd. last week. I think “Dirt Cobain” was the name of some street dude’s scruffy mongrel (Those are the best kind). RIP, Dirt....

Random flowers and plants suddenly 0

Random plants are popping up!

We bought this house last summer, so it’s our first spring here, and boy howdy, there are hidden gems. White, yellow, blue delicate flowers, showy red tulips, new sprouts from our supposedly dead Hardy...

Another weird yard find 0

Another weird yard find

Strange objects were always popping up at our previous house, and here too we have some mystery objects from time to time. This metal plate was under the gravel edging the front yard. At...

Waiter, there’s a fly on your tip. 0

Waiter, there’s a fly on your tip.

A guy on Listia.com is sending me this mint 50 Stolinov coin that features a large housefly. I think a Stolinov is their version of a penny, because 100 Stolinov= 1 Tolar. Also, I...

QFC King deposed? 0

QFC King deposed?

This ad from a Dec. 1963 “Prudence Penny” insert in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer indicates that this is the first Christmas for the little QFC king. For all I know, it may have been his...