October 15 – Towers

Trust me, the view was way more impressive in person. Some things just don’t translate well to digital. Just have to be there. – I have one of Robin’s locket’s in my truck. It means a lot to me… http://maggiemayandlocketfox.tumblr.com/post/131245649484/making-art-to-make-meaning-the-affordable I’ve had a “special things box” for most of my life, too. And funny, I keep on making and using boxes for special things as well. I hope Robin writes more. She’s great at it.   – Evan always tells me how great Turtle Tower is. So I went with... Read The Rest →

Oct 14 – virtual thinking 

Conflict, as seen on desk of an office mate. NOTES: – Rusty’s Zine is out for the week: http://www.electricdreaming.com/archives/780 – My VR reading list. What should I add? https://www.oculus.com/en-us/ https://www.google.com/get/cardboard/ https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-hololens/en-us 20th Century Fox First Major Hollywood Studio To Release Full-Length Films On Oculus The studio is releasing 100 movies, including hits like Birdman, Alien, and Die Hard for Oculus Video users to rent or buy. http://www.fastcompany.com/3051483/tech-forecast/20th-century-fox-first-major-hollywood-studio-to-release-full-length-films-on- http://www.technologyreview.com/news/542341/microsoft-researchers-are-working-on-multi-person-virtual-reality/  

Oct 12 – Etymology & Amygdala Hijack & Corgis

NOTES: – I am all for automating things, but  I really like the conductor messages on the train, and the occasional narrative quip.  – Prunes / Raisins – The word for plumb in French is prune, and the word for grape in French is raisin. Why do those words have different meanins? Royals. https://www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/comments/2j7q75/eli5_why_do_some_dried_fruits_raisins_prunes_etc/cl9j8o4 Also funny language thing: Want to see a Brit blush? Ask them what fanny pack means? – I didn’t go go Corgi Con, but Buzzfeed did! http://www.buzzfeed.com/samimain/corgicon-fall-2015#.idvZb3yMW And, http://www.sfgate.com/aboutsfgate/slideshow/Corgi-Con-118477.php – look how cute! – No one... Read The Rest →

Oct 11 – Carving orange pumpkins sounds like a pretty fitting way to ring in the season. You know what else does?

I bought pumpkins for the house. I’ll update you on progress!   NOTES: – Highlights from the online classes I am taking: PHP: =, ==, === – all different things. = assigns something a value, == compares two variables to see if they have the same value and returns true or false, and === compares two variables to see if they have the same value and same data type and returns true or false. I don’t know why, but I really love === . PHP: I really don’t know when I... Read The Rest →

Oct 10 – It takes a pro like Tod Seelie to make me look good.


I am starting to go through documents and mails from the last few months. Tod Seelie posted some amazing photos on Flickr. Here are some of yours truly. Check out the rest of the shots he did for Everyhere Logistics. PLEASE HIRE TOD WHENEVER YOU NEED TO HIRE A PHOTOGRAPHER – commercial, editorial, reporting,  portraits, whatever. Or, you know, just buy a book. Tod was part of the tour, and took amazing photos. He is dependable, easy to work with, dedicated, driven, fair and has a generous heart. Funny as hell,... Read The Rest →

Oct 9 – waiting for angels

NOTES: – CorgiCon is tomorrow! – I spent a lot of time today watching the Blue Angels fly over SF. Here is a picture of what a lot of that experience looks like. – I like to use a Mason Jar for drinks, and today I took it down to the cafe I like to get coffee from and got a steep discount for bringing my own cup! I really enjoy drinking out of heavy glass, and to save a bit of money doing it? Winning. – I also wonder... Read The Rest →

Oct 8 – Back to the writing frame of mind…

Sorry for being out of touch for awhile. I was doing it. And then recovering from it. And now, it’s time to sort through it and figure out next things! And this writing stuff help sorts it out. I’ll catch up with what happened. Sort of. But for now, back to the notes. – It is Fleet Week in SF – http://fleetweeksf.org/events/ – It also seems that China is dumping US government debt – http://www.wsj.com/articles/once-the-biggest-buyer-china-starts-dumping-u-s-government-debt-1444196065 This isn’t a bad thing. But it is a thing. Keep calm and carry on.... Read The Rest →

July 28 – New York – From the right angle, It’s just many small towns on top of each other.

NOTES: – I sometimes think what it would be like if we made all the highways were train lines. http://money.cnn.com/2015/04/22/news/economy/earth-day-green-transportation http://www.csx.com/index.cfm/about-csx/projects-and-partnerships/fuel-efficiency/ http://breakingenergy.com/2015/03/12/wrightspeed-hybrid-electric-trucks-are-the-cutting-edge-of-truck-design/ – Riding the “Chinatown” bus. I really enjoy these. And the drivers are no messing around. – Literally hit the sidewalk running getting off the bus. I forgot how fast everyone moves. How you find a lane, but be careful not to get in the way. I turned the corner of a tight packed store and mad sure I was in the right side of the aisle in... Read The Rest →

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