Saturday, December 27, 2014

Image of the Day: Tin Cigarette Case

A gift from my son this year, an old cigarette tin. 
Very cool fonts, colors, and graphics!

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Monday, December 15, 2014

Earworm of the Day: When Winter Comes a-Callin'

During my 8-mile run yesterday, my earworm When Winter Comes a-Callin' is from this album by The Ray Charles Singers.

Not the easiest song to find online, but with a bit of online navigating, you can listen to most of it at this link on  It is number 10 in the listing; just click on the red triangle beside the number 10 to hear 1:12 minutes of the entire 3:12 minute recording.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

HVBC's Ampersand Cocktail

My wife recently surprised me with this typographic cocktail crafted by Liz at Happy Valley Brewing Company. You can learn about this drink, as well as others like the Interrobang Manhattan, the Asterisk, and a Pilcrow Fashioned, at this Shady Characters link. 

As always, please use non-standard punctuation marks and other typographic curiosities responsibly.