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this is life

July 8, 2011
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miroslav sasek‘s books and illustrations have been blogged about like mad in the past few years, but who can blame us? his lively use of color and line and quaint observations of the places he illustrates make his work so loveable and timeless. several of his books of the “this is” series have been...
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the great outdoors

July 3, 2011
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last week we went camping in mendocino with melissa, eyon, sonya, lisa, kevin + canine friends, poet and gigi. we waded in and out of the clear, blue, eel river, collecting rocks, dozing in the sun, and admiring the colors of the countryside. in the evenings we cooked fish, veggies, and cinnamon rolls over...
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day trippin’ with dad

June 13, 2011
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my dad was in town last weekend, his first visit to see me on the west coast since he moved me out to college in 2004! besides our daily meals and walks around the city with nico and my stepmom, debra, we were able to make a day trip up to bolinas and point...
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art/friends/weekends

June 8, 2011
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there are always too many things on my plate and this weekend is no exception! here are some events that you guys should check out, lots of friends opening and closing shows up and down the west coast. wish i could be at all of them! THURSDAY JUNE 9 in SEATTLE: tyson anthony roberts, whom we...
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father & son

May 29, 2011
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last night i finally got around to watching alamar. it’s about this time of year that i’m either traveling or preparing for a trip, and this just confirmed the fact that i will never, ever curb my itch to travel! a father and his young son, who lives with his mother in italy, embark...
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press time!

May 19, 2011
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jamie & erin at the adventure store invited me to the opening of press: works on paper, their friends’ paper shop over on 22nd and dolores on friday. we got there a bit late (1st stop was the oakland museum’s hay fever!), but the crowd was still packed into the space even at 9:30!...
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color friends

March 22, 2011
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my favorite museum to visit when i lived in munich was the lenbachhaus, an italian-style villa with a lovely fountained courtyard and so so so so soooo many rooms full of german romantics, expressionists, conceptualists, & more. the main attraction is their huge collection of kandinsky & blaue reiter work donated by gabriele munter,...
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haiti folk

March 20, 2011
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freakin over papier mache folk art and paintings from haiti! from the digital library of the caribbean, part of the university of florida library.
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playtime

March 5, 2011
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playgrounds in the states are so predictable- kid and baby swingsets, monkey bars, a single plastic spiral slide and a tire swing, if you’re lucky. but those living in atlanta are lucky to play on something a bit different- the piedmont park playscape, designed by isamu noguchi, a japanese-american artist. built in 1976 with sponsorship from...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: CHI-WEI & TAYLOR

February 27, 2011
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this past summer, nico and i had the privilege of visiting walter de maria’s lightning field, a land art sculpture built in 1977 on 1 mile x 1 km of new mexican desert. we were scheduled to spend a night in the cabin on site and for days leading up to it, we couldn’t...
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