I spent a day driving the Colonial Parkway today.
I had a car, hours in front of me, and a deep-seated desire to experience the Fall colors and crisp air, and the other-worldliness of the Parkway, all 23 miles of its winding curves with no stop lights or stop signs.
I first discovered Pierrot Men’s work in Fianarantsoa, when I was in Madagascar in 2001 and he blew me away. Perhaps because he caught in images that were sometimes bleak, the breadth of my experience, an experience I was unable to share or process at the time. I was traveling alone and intensely occupied with… Continue reading Pierrot Men
You can get any camera dis-assembled and framed for about $100 at Whilton camera repairs in Pasadena**. Here are two pictures I took of the frame box on display at the shop: ** phone number:(626) 449-8086
If you’re going to see Star Trek on opening night at an Imax theater, you’re going to wait in line, even if you have a pre-purchased ticket. I went to the Burbank Imax with my movie Meetup group, and had a bit of a hard time finding them, but while I waited, I took futuristic… Continue reading Star Trek
I have always had these experiences in the big cities that I live in, and maybe it’s because I pay attention to the small details of my surroundings way more than I should. When I lived in Paris and London, I noticed the same people in vastly different areas of the cities, weeks apart. Once… Continue reading Small town, L.A.
Why do people drive with their high-beams on lit city streets? I’m starting to think it’s just to cinge my corneas. That’s what it feels like. ============================================================ The other night, very late at night, I drove for about 7 miles with a car that kept flashing their lights at me. It was on the 110,… Continue reading doo-da’s