Project Pouch

I came across a sewing project a few days back and I immediately wanted to give it a try. It seemed straight forward, did not require anything other than fabric and a zipper, and looked to be a good next step from the basic skills I had been working on. Eighteenth Century Agrarian Business is … Continue reading

Photo of the Day

I’ve taken my time posting about seeing ‘New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-altered Landscape’ at SFMoma but not because it was disappointing or there wasn’t much to say. It was a fantastic show, tied with Robert Frank’s ‘The Americans’ – at SFMoma last year – for the best photographic show I’ve seen. I came away with … Continue reading

Heath at Home

Back when Pops and J were in town we took a nice little day trip up to Marin and spent the morning in Sausalito. My primary goal was a visit to the Heath Ceramics shop to check out what deals could be had from their seconds and samples. Unfortunately the tours are only given on … Continue reading

Victorian Rat – New Show

Favorite super local gallery Victorian Rat has a new showing coming soon, ‘Dia de los Muertos‘, with a range of artists working with a Day of the Dead theme. See you there! victorian rat | 3758 manila ave, oakland, ca | 94609  

The General Store

Part of my day trip to San Francisco last week was a visit to the outer outer Sunset and the wonderful General Store. I can’t remember where on the web I first found the General Store but I’ve been wanting to visit for a while. Owner Serena Mitnik-Miller was super nice and she and a … Continue reading

San Francisco Day Trip

On Thursday I thought I would head into the city early, before the Alex Kanevsky show, to hit up a cute little shop I’ve been seeing online and wanted to check out in person. The General Store (more on that later) is deep in the Sunset and it was pleasantly warm and sunny. Back downtown … Continue reading

Art Heart: Heroes and Animals

The work of Alex Kanevsky has shown up here a few times before but with his latest exhibit ‘Heroes and Animals‘ opening at the Dolby Chadwick Gallery in San Francisco tomorrow I wanted to post a few things that I am very excited to see. It’s a shame that a.c.e., who introduced Kanevsky’s paintings to … Continue reading

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