Dig This

This is how it goes in the backyard pretty much whenever I do more than a cursory scoop-up of figs a-fallen and poop o’ doggin. If I stop to look a little closer at the ground, all sorts of stuff is revealed. Here’s this morning’s haul, all of it relatively trivial (especially the broken glass, of which there is an infinite supply) but not at all expected (click to enlarge):


1) Four pieces of broken glass from three different sources; 2) Two pieces of coal; 3) One red La Corona cigar tube cap; 4) One pink glass bead; 5) One Yale doorlock mechanism.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with laonstage.com, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."