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[Nov. 29th, 2015|07:29 am]

I happen to be quite fond of Optima as a font. Generally, when i do any styling of text (which is rare) I use Optima for titles and headings and Garamond for the body. (Day Roman was a free font i found that is quite similar to Garamond, but has far fewer glyphs.)

I became curious this morning about Optima, and was quite pleased to see it is a Hermann Zapf font, derived from Roman period engravings. Then I read the opinions of John McCain's use of the font in his campaign -- http://campaignstops.blogs.nytimes.com/tag/optima-typeface/?_r=0 . Well, i like what i like and so it goes.

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I did some "holiday" cooking yesterday. Friday was art preparation (artist's statement, framing, pricing notes) and Thursday was a blur. In the morning i fixed a gluten free, biscuit-recipe inspired "pastry" filled with the aging almond filling from the back of the cabinet. As i patted the last bit down i realized that this time i'd forgotten the salt.

In the evening i baked a stuffed squash (a kuri kabocha, i think), which turned out quite well. I think zapping the squash while the oven preheated and i sautéed the onions was part of the success.


[User Picture]From: tx_cronopio
2015-11-29 04:41 pm (UTC)
LOL. That article was interesting, but I find parsing the font choice instead of the VP choice to be, perhaps, futile :).
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[User Picture]From: elainegrey
2015-12-08 03:01 pm (UTC)
It's impressive how distractible we are from substance.
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