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The History of Wiard’s: From Plows and Cider to Soda and Scare-tainment… an American story

As a rule, I try not to talk about local businesses unless I have something good to say about them, which is why, over the 12 years or so that I’ve been posting here, I’ve never mentioned the “agri-entertainment complex” that is Wiard’s. Call me old fashioned, but I like my cider mills without paintball, […]

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The Illuminated Underground Micro-Gallery (video)

It’s somewhat disjointed, but I shot a few snippets of video on Friday as I was putting the Illuminated Underground Micro-Gallery into the ground at the Water Street Sculpture Park, and I wanted to share it with those of you who weren’t able to make it out and see it in person this past weekend. […]

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“The gay thug apples did it!”

For those of you who are interested, I’m still accepting artwork inspired by Justin Zatkoff. Here’s a piece given to me a few minutes ago by my wife. She apparently had the good fortune today of finding a baby pear that had a bruise right about where one of its eyes would be… if pears […]

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Guerilla grafting, and living off the fat of the land in Ypsilanti

A few days ago, I posted something here about a group in San Francisco that has made it their mission to convert non-fruit-bearing trees on public land into ones that bear edible fruit. They call themselves guerilla grafters. I think it’s a great idea, but, some, it would seem, don’t share my enthusiasm for giving […]

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