Wednesday, December 07, 2005
Delaware Day 2005
A Dodging the Apocalypse Exclusive. Original artwork by the gifted Ratna Pappert. This handsome portrait of Ceasar Rodney was created in a modern American workplace on the back of a piece of recycled letterhead in a matter of minutes.
Notice the attention to detail- the silken scarf covering the patriot's unfortunate malady, the sugar cube cupped in the hand for the faithful equine companion, and in his other hand-the bottle of sour mash or cornpone ,or hopefully, and for his sake, the fine Irish good stuff from across the pond.
Even the driving rain reminds one of the man and his feat. Of the ride... the ride...
Did you know he was President of Delaware?
I think I'm going to start calling myself that.