Sewing Machine Saga and (minor) Camera Catastrophe

Over the past few months, ever since testing out MCM’s sewing machine, all I’ve wanted to do was get my own machine and start figuring out what craftiness I’m capable of. I looked online, comparing different models. Looked at what all the creative people I admire were using. But then I was very nicely surprised … Continue reading

PS –> JT –> SEQ –> OAK

Days 5 + 6 – Loving all my time at the Ace Hotel especially the cushy bed… …and gloriously cool and wet pool. Sunday morning, no surprise, I had the pool all to myself for an hour. Lots of rocks in Joshua Tree. Native American petroglyphs, some of which have unfortunately been painted over so … Continue reading

OAK –> YOS –> BSHP –> PS

Day 01 – Golden California hills on the way to Yosemite, inspired by Lee Friedlander. Day 02 – Morning view from Crane Flats campground and atop Olmsted Point, Yosemite. Tenaya Lake, it really was that clear and blue. Stuck a toe in but no time for more than that. Must go back someday! Rock formations … Continue reading

Photo of the Day

Just a quick Palm Springs update with some great photographs from Robert Doisneau’s ‘Palm Springs 1960’ book.

The Olive and the Etsuko

I know it has been rather uneventful around the OE this weekend, my apologies, but I’ve had my hands full. I was dog sitting for the sweet Olive and it didn’t go over quite as smoothly as hoped. It turns out Etsuko is not a dog person. These were the two looks I got all … Continue reading

Spool No.72

When I check into the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs (I will go to the desert this year) I would be embarrassed to bring anything other than these bags from Spool No.72,  recycled from salvaged rugs with thick braided straps. Covet.

Photo of the Day

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