Vintage typewriters, Salmagundi West, 321 W. Cordova St., Vancouver, B.C.
Need a low-cost notebook computer as portable as a book? Why not try a netbook? Read Tim Walker's article in The Independent about the latest high-tech innovations available for a song. I'm thinking a netbook (in addition to my laptop) would be a wonderful thing, especially for travel.
Underwood typewriter, @Home Vintage General, 320 W. Broughton St., Savannah, Ga.
Another newspaper faces demise
The respected Seattle Post-Intelligencer is for sale and expected either to fold or establish an online-only presence. This is a huge blow to the Seattle area, particularly as its rival, the Seattle Times has a decidedly-conservative slant. The Times played a direct role in the election defeat of Democrat Darcy Burner, having twisted facts in a story, then refused to print a correction.
Fabric based on vintage Bingo cards and markers, Fibers Exhibition, June 2008, Savannah College of Art and Design.
A popular magazine succumbs to the economy
Sad news that Country Home magazine is folding. The publisher has announced the March issue will be its last. However, the website hasn't been updated to reflect the reality - it's still offering subscriptions.
Meanwhile, Al Franken won the senatorial race in Minnesota. So why do his right-wing detractors - O'Reilly,Limbaugh, Morris, et al - keep making up lies about the recount?
We can thank John McCain for unleashing the inane pronouncements of "Joe the Plumber," while the novice plays at being a reporter.
And Alaskans are wondering, where's Sarah? Another reminder of how we dodged a bullet!