Running on fumes, running out of steam, punk?

You know steampunk has entered the mainstream when more than two pages of [Simplicity/McCall’s/Butterick] steampunk costume design patterns are available in a Walmart DIY clothing catalog at the fabrics department.


My wife’s 50th birthday cake, using her favourite kid’s toyline theme, Helly Kitty:

A nod to Gift, Eric, and Noina at Thai Garden; Cheryl, DJ and Sam at Publix; the friendly faces at Walmart, including Roy (miss having you at the front door and sorry to hear Walmart is fading out the greeter role, becoming just another bland/faceless warehouse/big box store); ziiplight’s photo blog.