Thursday, October 25, 2007

a submission from Holly

"Barmaid! A pint of ale! Just like they drank back in Ranaissance times!" yells Holly from across the dusty crowd of hot, thirsty role players. (She also reported that the other beer banners were spelled correctly.)

Photographed October 7, 2007, at Shasta Dragonwood Renaissance Festival, Anderson, Calif.

Saturday, October 13, 2007

a submission from Mike

There's a town near ours named "Fortuna." This is a most unfortunate error. It's not as bad as running a newspaper headline about a Public Hearing and leaving the 'L' out, but it's an expensive mistake and someone is going to have to pay for it. I'm glad we got a picture of it before a new, corrected sign went up. Thanks, Mike!

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Ugh. Local TV.

We live in a college town. It's a little school, with a little football team that has been terrible for a long time. They've begun running commercials on TV to drum up interest in their games. I do not believe it was the college that produced the commercials. Here's why:

1) We live in Humboldt County. The school is Humboldt State University. It was displayed as Humbodlt State during the commercial.

2) The graphics displayed during the commercial had Humboldt State playing Western Oregon. The voice-over said HSU was playing Western Washington.

Double ugh.