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, […]
It is really hard to be funny with photographs. A few people can do it quite well, my friend Kurt Hegre is quite good at it, so you should stop reading this and go look at his site right now, I can wait…… I am hoping Kurt is able to visit me this month so […]
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. […]
Sometimes a coffee stain on the sidewalk is just a coffee stain. Other times it is an inspiration to discuss the Chaucer-Pont-d’Arc Cave and Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgottn Dreams. Which one is this? I have not decided.
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 […]
Leif and I took an informal tour of one of universities that asked him to spend a fortune to attend, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, the other day. We wandered around the campus, some fraternity was doing their usual stuff, a bunch of them running around campus with long red trump ties. He said he […]
I imagine I am in some never-ending situation comedy, my character is the semi-eccentric artist type and flawed, but loving father who has crazy capers every day. Things do not always turn out as I would like, but they do always turn out as they should.
I have no idea if my answer was correct, but it sounded authoritative (and you can not spell authoritative without Thor.
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 […]
The above photo was made on film a long-long time ago. I think it was for the SF Chronicle, the humans in the photo are researchers studying Great White Sharks (that is the terrifying looking thing in the water.) To get this photo I was standing on the top most part of the boat, not […]