It’s not hoarding

… if it’s books:

(Thanks to Kim Darnell, who got it from Tin House on Facebook.)

I have two condos in Palo Alto, both of them filled with books — in bookcases, yes, but also piled all over the place. But hey, it’s not hoarding if it’s books.

Then there’s the question of what sort of creation we’re looking at here: in effect, an eCard in chalk on the sidewalk. The larger topic is captioning (see the Page on the topic); on eCards, see my “Blue pun” posting, where I wrote:

I’ve posted a fair number of eCards (from several sources). It’s a funny genre, somewhere between gag cartoons (if cartooning can take in captioning) and slogans / aphorisms.

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