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Joseph Saccamozzone (my grandfather)
Truer words have never been spoken.
"In the early 20th century, Du Pont released a series of pamphlets touting what it claimed to be the greatest agricultural innovation since the plow: dynamite. These pamphlets explain how explosives could help with everything from clearing tree stumps to regenerating soil.
This rather attractive brochure from Du Pont, Farming with Dynamite advertises the many agricultural benefits of their “Red Cross” dynamite. Dynamite, Du Pont claimed, wasn’t just good for clearing obstacles on the farm; dynamite could be used to blast holes for planting and even for turning hard clay fields into arable farmland”
(I imagine the hints included how not to blow yourself to smithereens ;)
I ain’t saying she’s a gold digger…
Out in the world, people mostly look worried — they should be. — Michael Lipsey
4. A Paper wasp (Polistes sp.) for Creepingthings.
I have a strong “I like it but I don’t” feeling with this drawing, so I hope you like it!
This concludes the reblogs for now, next are the (smaller) illustrations.
Mmmmm, yum. Old book smell <3