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The Tire Pressure Warning Indicator Reimagined


A few years ago, I posted an update confessing my lack of familiarity with the tire pressure warning indicator. I promised to update said graphic for some future use, perhaps on an album cover. Well, my wonderful colleague Bobbie, a fabulous designer,¬†whipped one up for me, and I love it.¬†What’s more, Bobbie even made on […]

Vienna, Austria: Riesenrad in the Prater: April 2009


Vienna’s iconic Riesenrad (giant Ferris wheel) is the central attraction in amusement park in the Prater, a large public park in the Second District. My favorite mention of the Prater is in Richard Strauss’ opera Der Rosenkavalier, in which the Marschallin tells her young lover Octavian that he may ride alongside her carriage in the […]