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23rd February 2017

11:45pm: excavations. 6 & 7.
Ex. 6 is a selection of ephemera found in the mound. There were more of them, but they had faded and were illegible. Ex. 7 is a wadded up pile of napkins, and below, a characteristic example of the many love letters I recieve almost daily. It's penned on the back of an envelope. The napkins appear to have an indistinct image of my default LJ icon on them, or maybe it is another miraculous Sudarium discovery. There are several, why not this one too?


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22nd February 2017

8:23pm: two women.



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3:08pm: excavation. 4 (incomplete) & 5.
One of my old work gloves. Left hand. Found deep in the heap.


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21st February 2017

6:01pm: excavation. 3.
A coffee can filled with push pins, labeled as such, with the inclusion of some drawing paraphernalia.

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20th February 2017

9:55pm: cat.
In the tell mound, there is a very small porcelain cat. It was hard to see clearly, so I decided to make a trial drawing to see what I could see. I'll try again for the final; I sent this one off to pal kdotdammit. This will do here for now until I draw another.

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11:55am: excavation. 1 & 2.
Here are a ceramic piggy bank and a silver metal, heart shaped pendant that says "I love you" (must be Rikki's) that I found on my cabinet / tell. The piggy bank was empty; the cork in the bottom gone. What other fascinating finds will there be?


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19th February 2017

11:06pm: thriving vallejo series: yeah!// here's a cabinet in my house.
I think maybe it is from India. The front has an elaborate, primitive chip carving. There's an accumulated mound of this and that on top. It's almost like an archaeological site: a tell. I think I'll excavate the mound over the next few entries.

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10th February 2017

11:32pm: cabinet pick.


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7th February 2017

9:38pm: .


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29th January 2017

10:16am: my rainbow coffee mug drawn on my cash register tape.
Morning cuppa while savoring court stay of biggest dick's Muslim immigrant ban.




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19th January 2017

10:54pm: everything stops.




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16th January 2017

10:49pm: in horemheb's tomb
I watched a video about Horemheb's tomb re-excavation and recorded some things I saw on my cash register tape.


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1. farmers for the afterlife.

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    2. shards from wine jar.

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      3. coffin nails.

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        4. items in the sarcophagus.

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    5. strange underworld playmates: Anubis head and Turtle head.

10th January 2017

11:20pm: bobbi's day out in san antonio.
Mexican Cafe? Enchiladas? Guacamole salad?



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5th January 2017

11:30pm: drawing on cash register tape.
I asked the cashier in Trader Joe's for a roll of cash register tape I saw in a box behind her. She deftly swept it into the bag and smiled at me. Later, in Prunedale, we stopped for some coffee...


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28th December 2016

10:22pm: fold-up pine occasional table.
Here's an idea I had about 30+ years ago. I never built this fold-up one but did make many non-fold-up things similar to this.

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In a studio environment, fold-up things are always good because lots of space for projects is the first consideration.

22nd December 2016

9:36pm: near cambria, california.


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21st December 2016

10:14pm: window.



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20th December 2016

10:49pm: split open, thoughtless.
A small drawing I did a long time ago; I think after a Piranese engraving, but I can't remember for sure.

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13th December 2016

3:25pm: building I saw,
and a sketch of a stretcher I just made for an artist friend of mine 80x90". Breaks in half for transport.


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