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Adalbert is a forum for me, to post ephemera, photography, poetry, occasional travel notes, and various spontaneous motions. Cover photo: Parsonage where my great-grandfather spent his early years. Taken near Liegnitz, Silesia, ca. 1870.


Friday, August 15, 2014

The Living Head Speaks

The Book of Srang, pages three and four:

"Barry Manilo" (Barry Manilow) needs not my aid in description.

Bigfoot and Wildboy was a kids' show of the day.

My friend's grandmother used the phrase, "What's this jigger?"

We were taken with the word "defy" and its variants.


  1. When one re-finds notebooks and creations like this, it's fascinating to revisit the time from a different perspective and see the various cultural and social influences, and also the creativity and imagination.

  2. Lisa, it is funny what things affected us then. I can't claim too much credit for this booklet, other than providing a few of the ideas.