lost in the funhouse


If any of the family members go missing this weekend it is a good bet they are burning in new neural pathways,
trying to find the front door, trying to find their car, trying to find their way in and around Stonefield.

Neighborhood Style Development-Bringing the pleasures and convenience of urban life to the suburbs.–Edens


A riot of light, color, and modern building materials assembled to resemble legacy forms. A laying down of cataclysmic money. Many new McJobs.

Obama Daedalus

shop window
3 floors of out-of-print books, book searches, specializing in fiction. 100,000 books. The Washington Post described the Daedalus Bookshop as “a three-story temple of secondhand lit, a bibliophile’s church tucked away on a curling side street. The steps creak, the nooks are shadowed. Books are piled from dusty floor to shelves that scrape the ceiling.”–visitcharlottesville.org

Python skin


In a 9/12/12 article regarding Moto Saloon the Daily Progress reporter remarked:

Permit opponents, most of whom were older than the bulk of the saloon supporters, argued that the noise problems are undeniable and that they are entitled to tranquility in their own homes.

I wonder if the old folks were wearing orthopedic footwear, had hairpieces, reading glasses and hearing aids? Old people are such a drag on culture and vibrancy.

Managing chaos

three notched road crowd control
President Obama in CHO yesterday. A combination of festival and lockdown but naturally it’s best if it feels like a festival.


Andy Lofton of Obamarocks.org on hand with his product.


I’m guessing this fellow was not a supporter.


A perimeter was established.


Not a good day to cross the railroad tracks.


Watchers were watching.


It takes a village to protect and coordinate for a Presidential trip.