Sunday, March 28, 2010


Hello, world travelers.
Here's our newest work. . .

Our daughter is home from her trip to Ireland, Wales, and England. I picked this picture to illustrate her trip because it's one of the few pictures she brought back on her camera that wasn't of an ornate doorway or a close-up of her breakfast. And it seems that every picture that she's in, we're getting the thumbs up. "Is nice!"

One of her many adventures included an emergency landing to hand over a drunk passenger to the authorities. Apparently he had made some threats to the flight staff, which was a bad idea even before 9/11. The pilot was clearly agitated and landed a little rougher than usual, causing more delays while the mechanics inspected for damage.
She also brought back some cockney slang she learned on a ferry from some bloke. For example, if he were to tell her to "take a butchers at a picture of him on the apples in a brand new whistle and titfer," that would be asking her to take a look at a picture of him on the stairs in a brand new suit and hat. It all makes perfect sense.
Butcher's hook...look
Apple and pears...stairs
Whistle and flute...suit
Tit for tat...hat

Someone should translate the bible.

Saturday, March 20, 2010

#225 and #226

That's right, it's two newsletters in one. . .because I forgot to write one last week. Did you miss me?
We have been busy here at the cart prior to the equine.
We've given our website new features and a face lift. . .luckily there was another face under it. You can take a gander here. . .

Our newest work is up in the attic. . .

We're working towards having something new in the attic for you each Sunday. Even though we're not setting our watches by our auctions anymore, the Sunday unveiling is a tradition worth resurrecting.

I've also made a new ridiculous video to shock your mind awake early in the morning. It's called Good Morning from CartBeforeTheHorse.

There's a new home for the videos on the website too in case you've missed any of the madness.
Aside from that, the only thing new around here is an empty bedroom. Our daughter is on a tour of Ireland, Wales, and England. Some schools have forty kids or more in their group, but she only has four including her teacher, who used to live in Dublin. They're getting to break free of the rest of the tourists and see the real deal on side streets the tours don't visit. She's informed us that she's moving to Europe and we'd better get used to the idea.


Tuesday, March 9, 2010


Hello, everyone.

Need art? I have just the link for you. . .

Our newest one of a kind creations are being held for the moment and will be available soon in a location that will be disclosed shortly. So secretive! I don’t know if I can wait! Who are you talking to? I don’t know.

Our daughter just got bad news in the mail. Fortunately, it wasn’t from a college. It was from the DMV. She’s gotten two tickets in the last few months, one for speeding and one for running a stop sign. Since she’s still under 18, that was enough to get her license suspended for 90 days. So guess who’s really going to get punished? Jo and me. . .her new chauffeurs. She can attend traffic school and then request for the suspension to be. . .suspended? I hope traffic school is online these days, because if it’s not, it’s surely at least an hour away from our little town. And guess who will have to drive her there?