Category Archives: Photos of readers

Photos of readers

Reader Paul Hughes sent two pictures and, coincidentally, I learned that he’ll be on the same Antarctic trip on which I’m lecturing soon.  Paul sent two photos, one especially appropriate because it shows him opposing Brexit, which was the subject of a rare Saturday session of Parliament yesterday. Unfortunately, despite Boris Johnson’s defeat, which made […]

Photos of readers

One thing I’ve discovered from soliciting readers’ photographs is how creative many of our readers are. And here’s another in that genre, Robert Lundgren, Jr. His notes are indented. Just wanted to let you know that the Creator doesn’t reside up above, but rather has been found to reside in the dungeon (of my basement). […]

Photos of readers

Reader Bob Terrace met a famous person and got a selfie. Here are Bob’s two photos and narrative: Here are 2 photos of me for the “Readers Photo” posting. I travelled this past weekend from Florida to NY for my 50 year high school reunion. After I sat down on the plane and others boarded, […]

Photos (and a video) of readers

Today we hear from reader Paul Monne, who also sent a video of his band; his captions are indented: I’ll play.  I think my most notable contribution to your blog is that I took $10.00 from you on the results of the last presidential election.  [JAC: Assuming that Clinton would win, I made “sucker bets,” betting […]

Photos of readers

Al Blazo made a grill! Here’s his photo and the story: Attached are a couple of pictures of me engaged in my third favorite pastime (after duck feeding and dissuading people from magical thinking): making plaster castings and creative mosaics. This summer I decided to redo our grill station in an ancient Mesoamerican theme.  I’m […]

Photos of readers

Reader Bapu Arekapudi, a physician and a humanist, sent this photo (he’s on the left) along with a caption (indented). Senior Scientist Late Dr Rajendran Raja, Late Nobel Laureate Leon Lederman, and Dr Bapu Arekapudi at Dr. Arekapudi’s Residence in Chicago, Dec 4, 2011. Once I arranged a meeting for young children (2 to 5 […]

Photos of readers

Today we have yet another photo of a thespian reader, Leon Glenn, who also sent a cat photo. His notes are indented: I didn’t think I had any appropriate photos to send until recently, when I was asked to perform the part of a time-traveling professor at a local fantasy festival. (My first career was […]

Photos of readers

There’s a thespian among us, namely Robert Ashton, who appears in costume with a caption: Here’s a photo of me in the “green room” of the Grandel Theatre in St. Louis waiting for my entrance. I was playing Tilney in “Shakespeare in Love” produced by Insight Theatre Company. Although my career was in the business […]

Photos (and video) of readers

Lori and Cameron Way of Colorado sent photos and a video of themselves with their cat. The caption: Here we are, servicing one of our cats, Mr. Darcy.  I let him use my face as a pillow, and my husband, Cameron, provides scratching services with his beard stubble.  I also have an awesome video of […]

Photos of readers

Send in your photos, or I’ll run out! Today’s photo is of reader Michael Day, who sent two pictures and the indented captions: I’ve attached a couple of pictures of me doing what I love to do; fly fishing and kayaking (and kayak-fishing). In one of the pictures I’m holding a spotted bass that I caught […]