Happy February, the month of amour! But actually screw Valentine’s Day, I’m not into it. But the above is my desktop background because it seemed apropos. One of my favorite little joys is hunting down graphic images that tile well. Images with some kind of repetitive pattern or that would look good if repeated. Graphic designs, illustrations, wallpaper prints, and fabric are all great sources.
Last month I used an illustration of cartoon penguins spelling out the alphabet. My favorite was the super-diva-ish letter R.
In other news, we have a snowy day here, but not a snow day. The city has declared a snow emergency and the buses and shuttles around campus aren’t running, but we’re still supposed to be trekking around to class. But my professor canceled my 9 am anyway and I have my fingers crossed for my 2:30. It’s a good day for staying in the warm indoors, cuddling a cat, and surfing the net. Continue reading “February: Links I Love”