Window Seat Wednesday

Happy April Window Seat Wednesday, it’s Spring! Thinking about beaches and bougainvillea and getting out of town for the day. Obasan and SMB are in town for a bit so a little tribute to Florida was in order. Lucha Libre masks in Mexico City; Etsuko in Mexico, let’s go! After the woman at the Trevi Fountain and this … Continue reading

Window Seat Wednesday

Happy Window Seat Wednesday! For today there were a few key images I had in my head that I went searching for. MCM and I are officially obsessed with the Hindu festival of Holi. It is a spring holiday celebrated all over the world with it’s most visible ritual being the throwing of colored powders and … Continue reading

Photo of the Day

Shizenkan series by Emily Shur. I would be more than happy to hang prints of any of these photographs in TOA (I missed my chance on ‘Rikugien Garden, Tokyo‘); nicely ‘Imperial Palace Gardens with Wall, Tokyo’ (the last photo pictured) is available from 20×200 and will benefit relief efforts in Japan. From the artist: Shizenkan … Continue reading

Window Seat Wednesday

This week Window Seat Wednesday was again dictated very much by texture and color (one of my favorites, terra cotta, makes an African appearance.)  Also this week, from now on posters are receiving credit for their days, so you can see who is behind the choices. Note to Muffy n’ Babs, you better get supporting Wednesdays! … Continue reading

Raffle for Akio’s community, please buy a ticket. (via Heath Ceramics)

I have been seeing Akio Nukaga’s work online for awhile now and was quite jealous that I could not be in LA to attend his event tonight at Heath Ceramics. He makes some very elegant pottery that reminds me a bit of something you might find washed up along the shore while hunting for sea-glass. … Continue reading

They Say it’s Your Birthday

My, my, my. It looks like this little blog is one year old today. Maybe I’ll grab a box of balloons, get some cake and funny hats, and bust out some fly dance moves and celebrate a bit. Or I may just go up to Piedmont for coffeetime and laundry with my BFF. That’s how … Continue reading

Photo of the Day

MECHI IN 1990 & 2010, Buenos Aires CECILE IN 1987 & 2010, France FLOR, MALE, SIL IN 1983 & 2010 LALI IN 1978 & 2010, Buenos Aires BACK TO THE FUTURE by Irina Werning. “I love old photos. I admit being a nosey photographer. As soon as I step into someone else’s house, I start … Continue reading

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