A Shark Spring at the LA County Museum of Art ~ John Singleton Copley’s Watson and the Shark

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is getting into the spirit of Discovery Channel’s Shark Week with their advertising for an exhibit called American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915, which runs from February 28 to May 23, 2010. Check out this dramatic scene of a young swimmer being rescued from hungry sharks featured […]

Shark Law Office ~ Folly Beach, South Carolina

The Internet is having fun again (still?) with sharks. The image that is popping up at various blogs and social networking sites is of a shark mounted over the door of a law office. The photo below was taken by William B. Folsom of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which is part of […]

Accenture Dumps Golfing Tiger for Surfing Elephant

If you Google “dumps Tiger,” half of the front page listings deal with the Accenture corporation. They officially cut ties with him in December 2009, giving a crisp send off in this press release (emphasis added): Accenture Sponsorship Update NEW YORK; Dec. 13, 2009 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it will not continue […]

Jumping the fashion shark

Sorry for the post drought.  I am on the second of two trips and also remodeling a small 200-year-old house.  I have been collecting as much as ever, and more posts are on their way. Luckily, my dear friend Kristin, as she lies in bed healing from surgery, dredged up one of the strangest fashion […]

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