Month: June 2016

Beignets…

More sensory impressions… always more. Take them all in… live in your senses. Do not suffer through intolerable noise; accept it, parse it… internalize it, that you may recall individual sounds later, when noise is not available to you. Do you remember the smell of Beignets, from the Café Du Mondé? Do you remember smelling them eighteen months after the fact, as if they were still right in front of you, fresh and piping hot from the oven? And what sights does that memory ignite? Do you not see the confections-in-question there before you? Do you not see the café and the square where it resides in front of you? With the tables spread under the porch roof, and the lines waiting to get in, like an audience of rabid connoisseurs attending a master recital at the old Athenaeum at Chatauqua? Can you not still see that caricature of your small self, drawn for you by a talented street artist? Do you not feel the astonishingly soggy heat of a midday Louisiana sun beating down upon the back of your …

It’s Congress-Man®!!!

I’ve been a fan of this strip for longer than I can remember.. Um… I’m sure that’s much more due to my lack of memory, than to any implied age of the creator of this fine, fine strip… I don’t really know if the implied ‘down east’ dialect is true to life or not… But he’s not shy about punching where he sees a target…   One of many brilliant artists working in the cartooning field today. I know that the gocomics site is a pay site… But sometimes you just have to pony up. It’s worth it, in my opinion…     All images found here through here.