Monthly Archives: November 2012

Escaping

We ground creatures are fascinated with the idea of flight. The possibility of escaping the bonds of gravity. Even though modern flight is a business, there is still a romance about it. We know that humans don’t belong in the realm of the clouds. So when we visit, it seems a bit magical. This series … Continue reading »

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Space Folding in on Itself

I live in Los Angeles these days, but I still consider myself “from” the country. This city is huge and yet, in my day to day life, it doesn’t really feel all that big.  LA is an odd city in that even though it is big, in both geography and population, it is not all … Continue reading »

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Creating Beauty

There is a difference in finding beauty in mundane objects and creating beauty from items that are not inherently beautiful. Both require an discerning eye, but creating requires seeing the potential in ordinary objects to be beautiful if arranged correctly, and then doing the actual arranging – the creating. This is a series of installations … Continue reading »

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Let’s Go Exploring!

17 years ago the last Calvin and Hobbes strip ran in the morning newspaper – December 31, 1995. I felt the loss, but like so many before him Bill Watterson chose to go out while he was on top, and 10 years was a great run. This Halloween,  raven12456 over on Reddit posted this photo … Continue reading »

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A Mountain of Books

Sometimes I come across something so perfect that there is not much more to say than Wow. This is Book Mountain, a library in Spijkenisse, The Netherlands. It was designed by the Dutch firm MVRDV. On their website they talk about what the role of libraries is in our current world. Their design seeks to … Continue reading »

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