Friday, February 11, 2005

On the "fLoor" (qbdp # 43)

Cambridge Hotel, "Autumn Delight" (Room 115), Cambridge, New York

On this day, Nancy's and my twenty-first wedding anniversary, we spent the night in a small hotel in the wilds of New York's Washington County, and I decided to buy a dozen cards of the hotel and wraw a little fidgetglyph upon its back side. Somehow the floor of the bathroom of our hotel room (covered with white hexagonal tiles) served as the inspiration for this glyph.

The fortunate recipients of "fLoor" are as follows:

1/12 Ruth and Marvin Sackner

2/12 Bob Grumman

3/12 Roy Arenella

4/12 Mick Boyle

5/12 kiyotei

6/12 j0llyr0ger

7/12 Jassy Lupa

8/12 Jukka-Pekka Kervinen

9/12 Ruud Janssen

10/12 Bob Brueckl

11/12 R. F. Côté

12/12 qbdp

The proprietors of this hotel (which has remarkably thin walls!) brag about two historical features: First, that the Cambridge Hotel was the "Original Home of Pie a la Mode" (interesting to think that the original idea of adding a scoop of ice cream to a slice of pie somehow bears celebration); second, that this is one of the last "railroad hotels" (though, a brief search quickly uncovers quite a few).

Geof Huth, "fLoor" (11 Feb 2005)

un violon d'ingres

1 comment:

Ruud Janssen said...

Hi Geof,

On your senderlist I notice the names: Ruth and Marvin Sackner. I was in contact with Marvin Sackner years ago, but lost his mailing-Address. On his site he hasn't published an address, so I wondered if you could help with this?

Thanks in advance!


p.s. your new card is already on my blog.....