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Ichiro: card #34 “ofuro” (birthday suits) / 8.16

Ichiro: card #34 “ofuro” (birthday suits) / 8.16

Ichiro: card #34 “ofuro” (birthday suits) / 8.16
#IchiroOlson / card no. 35 of series #io

I’ve been practicing my whole life for this… we will go to so many sento, onsen, rotenburo – hot springs everywhere together.

PS is the moustache more Ned Flanders or Jimmy Buffet?

#daveo50 ~ 2017 / 50 years > days > photos

#daveo50 ~ 2017 / for passport, visa, or other ID

Project: Upon turning 50 years old on August 16, 2020, Dave Olson (me, hello) is posting a photo (or maybe photos) a day / per year – starting with 1970 with intent of chronicling existence through various primary evidence sourced from studio portraits, class photos, ID / passport photos, or occasionally other “casual/group/random” shots when the above don’t exist in my archive (note: not “artificial intelligence,” really me, pulled from shoeboxes, journals, wallets and whatnot – diligently scanned and dated via glasses and haircuts, lightly annotated).

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Field Notes from Elsewhere – Choogle On! #121

Field Notes from Elsewhere – Choogle On! #121
Field Notes from Elsewhere – Choogle On! #121

Embarking on meandering natural healing journey around Asia, Indian sub-continent, Arabia, Mediterranean, across Canada, US rocky mountain canyons, and to Grateful Dead anniversary shows while emerging from a fog after chronic and complex illness diagnosis resulting in lost years due to prescription meds. 

Hit the golden road for: Field Notes from Elsewhere – Choogle On! #121 (160k .mp3, 105MB, 1:03:20)

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Strong squad indeed we are, @invoker

Coupla renegades on a mission in the rain. Solid session with this hard-charging co-conspirator from so many clandestine endeavours. Strong squad indeed we are @invoker!

So many stories from breaking down walls (literally and figuratively), rolling out busses, sparking revolutions, acquiring frenemies and exploring new lands.

Dossier: Thor Aronson

Thor Aronson – Ill Repute
Thor Aronson – Consigliere of variable repute
++ Dossier: Thor Aronson ++
Consigliere of variable repute
Ergo:
  • carries diplomatic passport from a failed Balkan republic
  • suits look Saville Row but actually Chiang Mai
  • speaks colloquial Greek & classical Aramaic from time in an Albanian prison for currency forgery
  • published thesis on Egyptian shadow puppetry amongst working class Cairo
  • scars and tic on left eye after crashing stolen tuktuk in Penang > 3 months hospital, left with bill unpaid taking a full grain of morphine and fled to Phitsanulok, dried out in Chennai

Alias: assumed name of “Rex Hayduke” (marine biologist specializing in marlin and other large, mercury-laden game fish)

Enjoys: Rimbaud poetry, Duras novels, and Chet Baker jams, Portuguese fado & Japanese enka music.
Prefers: fountain pens, white handkerchieves, full windsor knots, hot toddys with branch water and fresh notebooks which he fills, photographs & burns.
Whereabouts unknown, alert Interpol if spotted saying: “mahimahi is ready for grilling” they’ll understand, oh yes they will.
Delay escape by plying with mint shisha and backgammon (no wagering) .