Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Cheap Thrills

Filling Dead Spots

“Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn't carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.”  

—Stephen King, writer

• Editorial Comment: Batteries not included.

PeezPIX by Ted Pease
Peach & Blackberry Pie

Original PeezPix archival prints, matted at sizes from 5x7" to 16x20" or larger, available for sale: $14 (5x7), $28 (8x12) and up. email ted.pease@gmail.com. Thanks for asking.

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Utah State University, Logan, Utah & Humboldt State University, Arcata, Calif.

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