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Daysleeper, Cleveland

I’m sometimes quite impressed with the ways people can find a place to enjoy a nap in the middle of a large urban area. Today’s Pic du Jour is one case in point. I spotted this man, laying on a small pier on the east bank of the Cuyahoga…

Weekly Sunday Drive – 60-second Trabant Tour

When I was a kid growing up in the U.S. midwest, Sunday afternoons were oftentimes about drives. Usually into the nearby countryside east of Cleveland, much of which has long since devolved into developments with monstrously enormous…

We are all witnesses.

Always hit really hard when the economy goes south, my old hometown, Cleveland, OH, doesn't have too many things to be happy about these days. But it does have LeBron. Check out this video of this shot, released yesterday for a segment on…

December Pic(k)s

Too busy snapping faraway nieces and nephews and friends during my holiday visit to Ohio, but I did manage to take a couple others as well. This is at the Cleveland Museum of Art, whose renovation is supposed to be completed this year.…

Adam Ant – Old Snaps 002

This fuzzy snap was shot in the basement club of the old Agora in Cleveland in December, or thereabouts, of 1982. It was a meeting arranged by the Cleveland Plain Dealer rock music writer Jane Scott for the area's budding high school…

Google Translate adds Slovenian

As many Slovenian bloggers pointed out in recent days, Slovenian has been added to languages available on the google translate scroll down menu. Who’d have thought? This language spoken by about 2 million at home --and another 50,000 or so…

American Slovenian, linguistically speaking.

I scanned these from a 1907 edition of Dom in Svet (Home and the World), apparently a year book of sorts, that I picked up for about 50 cents at a bookshop sale last year.       While this collection includes several Anglicized…