Stop the search

In the past, I have asked people to keep a look out for a copy of this golf program:

Well, I am pleased to be able to stop the search, for I have finally obtained a copy (and one that various people hadn’t vandalized with their names, unlike the one pictured.) And that means that I have now completed my set, and have every one of the programs for The Crosby (the golf event that became the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, and which some still call The Clambake) that Schulz provided art for… a run of more than 3 decades.

I’m a happy li’l collector.

I’ll have more to say about these… eventually.

that girl, that ball, that quality

I was walking through the early morning, getting my exercise and listening to the most recent episode of Amicus, my first sampling the podcast of the great journalist Dahlia Lithwick, This episode (and it looks like a few episodes in a row before) was focused on the various ways in which …

Welcome to 2021

  On Christmas, my kids gave me this daily-updatable Peanuts calendar figure – Charlie Brown with a book, how appropriate for me. And this morning I was tempt to set it to DECEMBER 32, just to make it look like the troublesome year that we just went through was going …

The reason for the season

Happy Beethoven’s Birthday! My gift to you on this festive day: this blatantly unlicensed ad from a 1970 issue of The Voice, a Catholic weekly serving the Miami area.