Pearl Fryar After all the commotion Pearl received on the documentary shown on HGTV and the traffic this blog received when I promoted the documentary, some more news and a request came about. Friends of Mr. Fryar wanted all of you to be aware of this website and the big news: The Pearl Fryar Topiary… Continue reading Pearl Fryar update, plus some Odds-n-Ends
The teaching of America’s youth moves onward: Fifty Years of Math 1959-2009 (in the USA ) Last week we purchased a burger at Burger King for $1.58. The counter girl took our $2 and digging for change we found 8 cents and gave it to her. She stood there, holding the nickel and 3 pennies,… Continue reading Math: 50 years
more about “Wow, Crazy, or Just Insane Fun!“, posted with vodpod
I’ll be leaving for the CENTS show on Sunday morning, I need to be there by 11:30am. My stone workshop is SOLD OUT! A full class of 25 eager stone-niks. It should be a lot of fun. I have not “planned the entire 3 hours, I am leaving some latitude for the students to take… Continue reading CENTS Show, Coming Up!
What could they have been thinking? Why did they just walk away? So when they were laying up the forms for the section section this is what they came up with?
Anyone who had been looking for the website for the Whispering Crane Institute this last week may have had some problems. Problems like finding it. It wasn’t there-it was gone. The data had vanished into the internet tubes out there in data space. How’d it happen? I got no idea. Anyway without boring anyone who… Continue reading Housekeeping, Websites, and E-mail
Still getting plenty of comments on “Trees we do not Like”, over a hundred comments. So time for something different. Let’s go off in another direction. Speaking of trees we like: [Illustration by Matthews] This anthropomorphic tree-figure reminded me of the forest coming alive, and how long ago the was respect, mystery, awe, and respect… Continue reading Treebeard
I’m not really sure if someone here is trying to pull our leg or not, but the guy operating the crane seems serious enough. If true, then these guys are batshit crazy. I mean WTH? I can only say I won’t be hiring these “dudes”. The video is weird, then kind of boring . .… Continue reading Mowing “Around” the Pond?
So here is an earlier drawing where I was looking at the possibilities from head-on; that is, from a person looking from the lower level. I liked this look . . . but wasn’t sure if it was working. Then after I was done scribbling this I noticed that the wall heights were really 3… Continue reading A Tale of Two Levels (cont.)