Part of the new exhibits at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art incorporates an old teletype machine, constantly printing out the news feed. These things used to be all over the newsrooms where I worked, but I have not seen one is such a long time. I think it was a very cleaver was to […]
There is a world championship for pretty much everything you can imagine, so why not one for rope skipping? It was not something that would have occurred to me, but the other day I was photographing an event for one of my clients, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, and part of the […]
My friend Mark introduced me to the most amazing photography gallery, I never knew existed, Pier 24. According to the person who works at the desk it is the largest gallery solely devoted to photography in the world. I really like how they limit the number of people who can be at the gallery at any […]
What do you do when you have non-functioning urinals and an event scheduled? Put flowers in them and call it art. I think this was a brilliant solution of an interesting problem.
No matter how many times I see this same view of Sutro Tower, I am amazed at how different it looks to me each time.
A serious question. I have a pile of dirty dishes, but need to work on my website, write this post, clean the house, call a friend, go for a walk, text my kids, pet my cat, pay bills, finish my Quickbook files for last year, update my portfolio ….. Ok, that is tiring me out, […]
The title for this post is not some profound thing I came up with to riff on, it is the title of an album by Ted Leo and the Pharmacists when I was trying to think of what this post will be about a song from that album, Dial Up, began playing on my computer. […]
I used to think being spontaneous implied not preparing or planing, just jumping into whatever it is you are trying to be spontaneous in without any forethought. And, sometimes that might work out wonderfully, but most of the time being spontaneous requires a lot of advance work. You have to be ready for the unexpected […]
The danger of empathy — if you THINK you know what another person is thinking or feeling you are much less likely to ask them how they actually are feeling. I wish I could take credit for that idea, it is from my new favorite podcast Invisibilia The subject was a person who has Mirror-Touch Synesthesia […]
I am not going to assume everyone knows the title for this post is from a Clash song The Magnificent Seven If you do not know the song, take a listen, I will wait….. It is time for me to become unstuck from the past. All too often people are trapped in their bubble or […]