Not much going on today, just noodling around the house catching up on some light reading about New Orleans history and architectural styles. You know, the kind of thing a man of leisure does while he's wearing a smoking jacket and slippers. It's a good thing I have a fireplace mantle in every room of the chez King. It makes it easier to pose, bored with the world but still looking my best, poised like a lion about to spring his cage.
The illustration is by Layedecker, a painter from early last century. You know, the inventor of the Arrow Shirt Man. I have a few Arrow shirts but not much reason to wear them at the moment. They are pressed and hung at the ready should the occasion arise, however.
I went to the track to play the ponies today. Put all my money on this steed:
|No. 11 on the post: Wish-me-well-baby.|