Posts Tagged ‘ america ’

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Palm Springs

April 13, 2012
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Mid-week vacations are a rare bird. Caitlin drove down from Portland and stopped over for an Oakland hangout when we decided on a whim to rendezvous in LA for some Palm Springs desert action. We called up our old friend Ursula to see if she and beau, Maxwell, could tag along and BLAMMO a...
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heading south

March 14, 2012
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The charming folks at Oxford American wrote the other day to share their latest issue: The Visual South, which includes a list of their top 100 emerging visual artists of the American South! While the print issue contains the first 40, the latter half of the list is available online. I can’t wait to...
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hare krishna hare hare

July 19, 2011
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i’m kind of bummed to have missed out on the heyday of the hare krishnas. their presence for me is just american cultural lore- the gatherings in public spaces, the chanting, the music, the brightest marigold robes, yellow books, following prabhupada around the globe. i can only really relate to george harrison’s my sweet...
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three dimensional

July 11, 2011
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while planning our road trip up to oregon, i came across these 3D images of national parks via a special section of the us geological survey! turns out the site is “under review,” but somehow these images slipped through the cracks. would be awesome to “tour” all the parks in 3D, i hope they re-activate...
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blast off!

July 7, 2011
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when you’re a kid, space is the coolest freaking thing you can possibly imagine. wait a second-even NOW, space is the coolest thing i can imagine! throughout the years we’ve all dreamt about distant stars and planets: i decided early on i was from pluto; watched, re-watched, and memorized ET, rocket man, armageddon, &...
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“I’m looking for the stunners.”

May 12, 2011
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i haven’t been more invigorated by a movie, a person or their philosophy than i was tonight by bill cunningham new york, the documentary about this incredible man who has dedicated his entire life to clothes and how they’re worn on the street. it’s the story of a hard-working, honest, life-loving guy who just...
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si se puede!

April 4, 2011
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living in california has taught me so much about the the origin of the food on my table- not only how it’s grown or how it got there, but also who i have to thank for it. march 31 was césar chávez day, a state-wide holiday here in california, celebrating the man that spearheaded...
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road rage

August 5, 2010
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nico and i have been on the road for almost a week now, making our way through the american southwest, camping, sightseeing, taking photos of roadside oddities, changing lanes, and marveling at the outrageously huge amounts of SPACE out here! we’re in taos, new mexico right now and were forced by raging thunderstorms to...
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go big or go home

July 28, 2010
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world’s largest pisatchio! in alamogordo, new mexico nico and i are leaving saturday for a BIG TRIP in the wild wild west….down south to joshua tree, across arizona, curling up through new mexico to boulder for haley & eitan’s wedding, then back through utah and nevada and finally back to san francisco. we’ve been...
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HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!!!!

July 4, 2010
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here’s wishing everyone a FOURTH OF JULY weekend!!! for the 2nd year in a row i’m overseas, but will be celebrating with swimming and a bbq here in killin, scotland, a tiny town with a waterfall, ringed by green mountains and so far north it barely gets dark at night. it’s beautiful and nice...
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