I have always loved to take photos. I like to document experiences, places, and the faces of loved ones. On any given day, I will take aim at sunsets, seascapes, flowers, and the cat looking cute, but I especially love when a photo can tell a story or express a sentiment. These days, when my eyes linger on an image, I love… Read More Capturing Sentiments: Photos Taken After September 11
Ready to play ball.
Here’s another vintage cookbook for my collection: The Art of Cuisine by Henri de Toulouse-Laurec and Maurice Joyant. The 1966 collection has recipes with some imprecise directions (“take a large handful of onions…”), along with illustrations from Laurec. From the intro: “He imagined a dish as an artistic creation, like writing a poem or dancing… Read More Inside the Art of Cuisine
To paraphrase the great Dr. Seuss, Christmas means more than what you spend in a store — it’s about how you spend your time (on this day and all days). Photo taken in Santa Monica.
Near the end, film critic Roger Ebert wrote a heartbreakingly beautiful blog post about what he had learned about life and death, in which he emphasized the value of kindness and contributing joy to the world. His beautiful and wise words are given an artistic treatment in this “Zen Pencils” narrative comic. (Bonus: sales of… Read More Roger Ebert’s Quote About Kindness Gets an Awesome Cartoon Treatment
Photos from the Stanley Kubrick exhibit at LACMA.
Photo taken in Venice Beach, CA.