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 […]
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. […]
I was driving home from a non-photo related meeting and almost crashed into the car in front of me when I saw a zebra crossing guard like the ones they have in La Paz Bolivia, which I first heard about from the Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. I had to quickly find a place […]
This photo was made for a NY Times travel story about literary San Francisco. The story covered both the historical and current literary scene, and was quite interesting to work on. This bookstore is on the second floor of an old movie theater in the Mission District. There are several book sellers inside the building […]
I did a search on how to write post titles that grab people’s attention. The site had a list of fill in the blank templates like — How To Seriously ____ That Drives ____, How To ____ in [#] easy steps, How To ____ in, etc. It was a long list. Now that I have […]
I have written and re-written this sentence about a dozen times. Each version seems profound at first, then I think of something better and begin again. Honestly that could go on for hours if I let it. But, I have made a commitment to myself not to allow that to happen, so am writing this […]
“Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes” My high school Literature teacher would be so happy I finally understand what Walt Whitman was saying, well not exactly, I mean I sort of understand it, but there are so many ways to read the quote. Now that I think of it I have no idea what the quote is about. Sorry Mr. Ellis, my Lit teacher Newbury Park High School, in some long distant faded memory.
I was at a local merchants fair thing this afternoon. It was pretty cool seeing the creative things people who make some quite amazing things. My daughter and I were looking at a vendor selling mostly antiques. For some reason the clown figure in the photo caught her attention and she told me I should […]