We’re Moving

Apologies for the lack of updates.  While posting here has been fun, I’m finding WordPress has its limitations.  I’m now posting on CargoCollective, under a site called more songs about buildings (yes, from the Talking Heads song).  Basically, I prefer

We’re Moving

Apologies for the lack of updates.  While posting here has been fun, I’m finding WordPress has its limitations.  I’m now posting on CargoCollective, under a site called more songs about buildings (yes, from the Talking Heads song).  Basically, I prefer

The Virgin and the Clorox

Merry Christmas, all!  I’ve been wrapped up with school and end of the year things, but I have a bunch of photographs and posts to come up.  Until then, I’m posting a few photographs that my father took before he

The Virgin and the Clorox

Merry Christmas, all!  I’ve been wrapped up with school and end of the year things, but I have a bunch of photographs and posts to come up.  Until then, I’m posting a few photographs that my father took before he

Anne Sexton’s grave

When I was in high school, I read a lot of Anne Sexton.  Now it seems like a juvenile, fan-girl kind of appreciation.  Growing up in Los Angeles, I appreciated her dreary accounts of New England, the way that she

Anne Sexton’s grave

When I was in high school, I read a lot of Anne Sexton.  Now it seems like a juvenile, fan-girl kind of appreciation.  Growing up in Los Angeles, I appreciated her dreary accounts of New England, the way that she

South Tucson and the Loss of My Ford Ranger Pick-up Truck

By Dean Paul In April of this year I was on my way from Los Angeles, California to Cliff, New Mexico along the great asphalt strip that is Interstate 10 (also known as the Santa Monica Freeway, The San Bernardino

South Tucson and the Loss of My Ford Ranger Pick-up Truck

By Dean Paul In April of this year I was on my way from Los Angeles, California to Cliff, New Mexico along the great asphalt strip that is Interstate 10 (also known as the Santa Monica Freeway, The San Bernardino

The Space Needle, up close

During the 2 weeks I spent in Seattle a few years ago, I remember being alone much of the time and trying to navigate the bus system.  I felt too young (at 19) to be discovering a city all by

The Space Needle, up close

During the 2 weeks I spent in Seattle a few years ago, I remember being alone much of the time and trying to navigate the bus system.  I felt too young (at 19) to be discovering a city all by

Casas Antiguas en Barranco

The following is a post I wrote while in Peru, but somehow got lost in the craziness of moving.  Here it is: Barranco, as I mentioned earlier, used to be where the well-to-do went to for beach outings.  Vestiges of

Casas Antiguas en Barranco

The following is a post I wrote while in Peru, but somehow got lost in the craziness of moving.  Here it is: Barranco, as I mentioned earlier, used to be where the well-to-do went to for beach outings.  Vestiges of

Dogtown, Venice

Dogtown was a nickname for Venice, California, used primarily in the 1960s and 1970s.  Dogtown (and its emblem) later lent its name to Stacy Peralta’s skateboarding documentary, titled Dogtown and Z-Boys .  This was some street art I saw in

Dogtown, Venice

Dogtown was a nickname for Venice, California, used primarily in the 1960s and 1970s.  Dogtown (and its emblem) later lent its name to Stacy Peralta’s skateboarding documentary, titled Dogtown and Z-Boys .  This was some street art I saw in