Harbor Town Marina: An Unexpected Surprise

On Saturday, April 13, 2013, I went to Harbor Town on Mud Island in Memphis, TN.  The occasion? The 2nd Annual Harbor Town Craw fish Festival.  The only reason why I remember the exact date is because of this poster. … Continue reading

Custom Mississippi State Mint Tins

Guess what I found the other day at Walgreen’s? These! They’re custom state mint tins. As the name suggests, they are customized with individual names and are designed to look like car license plates.  I actually found the one with … Continue reading

Caption This: Photographer or Model?

How was your weekend? Mine was quite restful.  I certainly hope yours was too. This picture has been sitting in my archives for months, but today, it has found its use.  It’s not everyday that you come across a fellow … Continue reading

Aya de Yopougon (Yop City) Goes to the Public Library

Well, technically, books cannot walk. Unassisted😉 So, Aya got a little help from me. Aya de Yopougon is the original name of the graphic novel series written by Marguerite Abouet and  illustrated by her husband, Clement Oubrerie.  It tells the … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: In the Background

These are the first three books (English version) of the popular Aya of Yop City (a.k.a Aya de Yopougon) books.  It is a series of graphic novels that tell the “lighthearted story about life in the Ivory Coast during the … Continue reading