Andrew Coulter Enright

" The Treehouse + The Cave has a sibling in the physical world: my Moleskine notebook. An unexpected gift from Heather, I got it right about the time that this blog began. Ever since, we are inseparable. I carry it... Read More

03/02/2005

Mr. Sun

"Mr. Sun has attended many youth sports games this week. With my beloved Moleskine at the ready, I have been able to create thumbnail sketches of The Dirty Dozen: the twelve stereotypical youth sports parents present at nearly every game.... Read More

Hustle!"
  • The Great Santini prowls the sideline barking out contemporaneous commands to his child up to and including ordering a leg-breaking.
  • The Carpetbagger wants you to understand this is his child’s second
    favorite sport and intends for you to know in great detail why his
    primary sport is superior. It just so happens The Carpetbagger played
    the primary sport himself and remembers a few stories about his own
    success.
  • Behind The Music Guy punctuates his own child’s stellar performance with dark stories about the child’s failures and shortcomings.
  • Trump is very busy on his cellphone and notebook computer and desperately hopes you are taking note of his monumental importance.
  • John Madden will colorfully break down every play in agonizing detail at the top of his voice. It will not make sense.
  • There you have it: The Dirty Dozen. Did I get them mostly right? I suppose I’m the thirteenth: Notebook Scribbling Guy. Who else have I forgotten?

    Mr. Sun

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    03/02/2005

    Alan Blackman

    "Alan is known internationally for his accomplishments as a calligrapher and type designer. The title above uses his font Galahad which is available from Adobe. Alan seems to be able to turn anything into a letter and a letter into... Read More

    03/02/2005