Monday, July 1, 2013


Yes List:

James Turrell at the Guggenheim
daylilies: in tonight's salad, on Dolly's velvet head, along upstate country roads
Kuba textiles
Graham Greene's A Sort of Lifewhich I can't believe I'm only now just reading
Tom Waits on John Baldessari
A reminder from Our Patron Saint of bigBANG, Agnes Martin:

There are so many people who don’t know what they want. And I think that, in this world, that’s the only thing you have to know — exactly what you want. … Doing what you were born to do … That’s the way to be happy.


  1. Your photos are always amazing, but that first one with the dogs is astoundingly beautiful :)

    I'm glad Dolly has a friend and I hope she isn't too lonely without Mac.

    Happy Summer adventuring to you guys!!

    1. Aw, thanks Caitlin. So sweet of you. Her new pal is adorable but alas, we're just dog-sitting him for two weeks. Otherwise Dolls seems to be happily adjusting to singledom, but we all miss our Mackerel every. day.

  2. Amen to Agnes!

  3. Wow. Your photos are gorgeous. I mean they always are, but this time they're perfect. Oh and that quote! So true.

  4. Graham Greene is a wonderful author. Love the foster dog. Was thinking about Mac the other day, because my new dog looks like a Corgi from certain angles, and wondered how you were doing without him and if Dolly was sad. When one of my cats passed the last September, all the others where silent and still for more than a week. They went back to their usual naughty behavior shortly after, but it was sad to see them like that.

    Saint Patron of Big Bang is absolutely right. let's also talk about all those people that know what they want but don't have the guts to stick around enough to actually do it and be happy. Something i am finding often in more than one person: not. enough. passion. All they do is complain. Makes me vomit.

  5. that last paragraph... that's key. xxx

  6. i do so love these glimpses of your life. :)

  7. Thank you, thank you for the linky link to the John Baldessari video. He's one of my favorite artists, and that video is too perfect. dots. tom waits. "this is john baldessari's wifi code..." so fun.

  8. Great photos as usual. I just finished reading G Greene's The Quiet American, so great.

  9. Gorgeous! I love that blue weave. Lovely.

  10. Spent a long time staring at an Agnes Marin painting in a SFMOMA show this week. Beautiful + thought-provoking = terrific. I really appreciate you bringing her to my attention!

  11. I love this picture of Dolly and her flower crown so. much.

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