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May 13, 2007

Mothers' Day 2007

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Personally I think there's something very 80s about this picture. I suspect it's me going crazy with the checkerboards.

Posted by john at May 13, 2007 10:56 AM

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chang, realer than evar! | May 13, 2007 11:28 AM

Hey, Happy Mother's Day to you and your family. You're a very lucky man.

The checkerboards' okay. I seen worse.

F-L | May 13, 2007 12:50 PM

It's a fun picture. Happy Mother's Day to you and yours!

MWT | May 13, 2007 03:51 PM

Thanks for the reminder to call my mother today!

Jeremiah | May 13, 2007 09:03 PM

mmmmm the 80s

Shrike58 | May 14, 2007 08:49 AM

You have a very tolerant wife to let you run that picture; she looks very tired to me.

John Scalzi | May 14, 2007 09:07 AM

Don't confuse Photoshoppery with fatigue, Shrike58. Anyway, she likes the picture.

Martin Wagner | May 14, 2007 05:53 PM

Photo = good! Checkerboards...eh...let's just say I'm glad Tor has art directors on staff and doesn't turn the covert design process over to writers as well.

But yeah, I've seen worse too. When I was in the comics biz, I often found myself wanting to kill the guy who decided to make the oft-abused "lens flare" a Photoshop effect.

Shrike58 | May 15, 2007 06:50 AM

I dunno, last time I heard tired and motherhood went together like America and apple pie; no doubt you were going for the modern pieta affect.

Craig M | May 15, 2007 10:49 PM

I think it's just a darn fine image. For the 80's , early 90's, or whenever. It defintely has an aesthetic quality that connects.

iain | May 17, 2007 09:29 AM

late to the party as usual, but yes, very 80's in a Rick Neilsen Cheap Trick sort of groove.

Off to find my "Dream Police" 8-track.

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