Sunday, April 30, 2017

Always Something There To Remind Me

Lint rollers on sale at Heartfelt in San Francisco. Not to be confused with the famous Helmac Lint Roller of Roger & Me fame.

Flint Artifacts: Flint-Caro Sebewaing Bus Ticket

Streets of San Francisco: Corvette in Repose

Friday, April 14, 2017

Flint Photos: Comber's Market in Civic Park, Late '50s, Early '60s

You remember this sort of winter day in Flint. There are a lot of them every winter. Comber's became Double D Market, then a vacant lot. Now it's an urban forest, a ghetto palm arboretum.

Thank you to Bill Comber for the photo.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

A Blue Bird Lands in Flint

Jan Worth-Nelson writing about the power of spring in Belt Magazine:

Quotidian comfort: padded downstairs, made two cups of tea in the microwave, turned up the heat, turned off the burglar alarm, pulled up four blinds, one by one: one, two, three in the dining room.
In the kitchen, pulled up number four.
And he was there. Brilliant. Blue. Canary-shaped and perfect, ground feeding alone as if he belonged, pecking calmly at finch feed drop.
I am not ashamed to say I shouted with joy.
Read the rest here.