Ode to Emerald

This is old news if you work in the visual arts (and non-news if you don’t), but Pantone’s 2013 Color of the Year is emerald (Pantone 17-5641). Described as lively and radiant, the intense color calls to mind Dorothy’s glittery destination in The Wizard of Oz. However, I recently learned that the Emerald City is …

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Of Dairy Cows and Downer Cows

Watch me, a longtime pesco-vegetarian, eat crow. It seems I haven't a clue which cows are destined to become ground beef, although I stated in my last blog post that the cows in Chik-fil-A's ad campaign, aside from being crappy spellers, would likely never grace a plate because they are, or appear to be, dairy cows. In the immortal words of Baby's dad, when I'm wrong I say I'm wrong. 

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Perfection’s in the Eye of the Beholder

I reported last month that Jeff and I are a Perfect Couple. As has since been pointed out to me, there is no such thing as a Perfect Couple — if "perfect" means never disagreeing. But though our relationship is more akin to a storm or a mess, I still maintain we're the Perfect Couple. (And we might actually stay that way provided I stop writing about the poor guy without his permission!)

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