I have stopped watching television “news” and my life has become a whole lot calmer. In order to better understand the world I have been taking long walks (some people call them hikes, but that sounds too organized or intentional). I just wander, take my time, look around, notice the world and all of its […]
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.
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 had a meeting to go to this afternoon that was off the main streetcar line, and I was too late to try the bus (would have required two transfers) and I did not want to drive on such a beautiful day, so rode my bike. What a wonderful decision. It was just beautiful out […]
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 […]
Photos from Moffett Field, near San Jose. This structure was a big part of the the things I saw growing up in the Silicon Valley area. It was a 1930s era Hanger One, Moffett Field It was going to be torn down, but now will be restored (I think, you can look it up, my […]
I have tried writing this introduction sentence about ten times, but it ends up sounding too much like a line from a comedy act “Ever notice how….” or a self-help book “We would all be better off if …” I think this is better, you get to see how I fashion this stream of conscious […]
Can you see them? They are wearing the red (or is it crimson? scarlet? auburn? bright maroon? carmine? carnelian? cinnabar? or if you prefer RGB r251 g57 b22, or HEX color codes, fa4727 or fe3313 or fe2d16 depending on where I place the color picker, isn’t color theory fun!) Ok, lets just agree to red. […]
In today’s print edition of the New York Times they had an interesting bit on what happens in the newsroom when a crazy story breaks after they have selected the day’s front page stories. I have been in newsrooms when a news event, sometimes a huge fire, unexpected sporting event result, sudden death of a […]