Tag Archives: Reverend Aitor

Now all your grandmothers know that I have OCD

I wouldn’t have thought it possible, but I’m featured briefly this month in the journal of genteel Ann Arbor society that is The Observer. The article, it would seem upon my first glance, is about men who, due to some serious character flaw, continue to blog in spite of the fact that the format has […]

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Deadline reminder, and words of encouragement, for would-be Shadow Art Fair participants

As I think I mentioned not too long ago, this year’s Shadow Art Fair will be taking place at Ypsilanti’s Corner Brewery between noon and midnight on Saturday, July 21. What I think I neglected to mention, though, is that vendor applications close on May 1. So, if you want to be a part of […]

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Stop and smell the Maynard

When I relaunched this site a few months ago, for the most part, there wasn’t a lot of criticism. The only thing I got any negative feedback on, as I’ve mentioned here before, is the artwork in the header, which was done by a Canadian artist named Reverend Aitor. It seems that some folks just […]

Posted in Ideas, Mark's Life, Other, Photographs, Site Admin, Special Projects, Uncategorized | Also tagged , , , , , , | 31 Comments

The site’s new “unflattering Mark portrait” header, and what you can do about it…

All things considered, the reaction to the new site has been surprisingly good. So far, the only criticisms that I’ve heard have been about the design of the header. Someone calling himself Poison Control made fun of the fact that the background was “band-aide” color, but, other that that, most of the criticism had to […]

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Buck Henry by Jim Damron

Other than that unflattering portrait that I commissioned from Reverend Aitor a few years back at the Shadow Art Fair, I don’t think I’ve purchased a piece of art in the last ten years. As my stopping pretty much coincided with my moving back to Ypsi and signing a mortgage, I’d always assumed that it […]

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