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1972 Reading Folder

1972 Reading Folder

Posted to Flickr on 19 March 2009. Part of the JD's House of Miscellany series.

When I was two my mom created a simple newspaper-based reading curriculum for me. She would carefully cut a word out of the newspaper (usually a logo), paste it to a sheet of paper, print the name underneath, and place the page in my reading folder. Then during shopping trips she would point to signs and ask me to read them. By age three I had enough training to impress some people, mostly notably my Uncle Ralph, who showed off his little reading nephew at every opportunity.

This logo-based method of learning no doubt contributed to my lifelong fascination with branding and iconography.

This is one of many curious items collected in JD’s House of Miscellany.

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This photo was taken in my kitchen using some pretty simple Gear. You might be surprised to discover how low-tech my "photography studio" really is.

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