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not cotton candy

On: March 29th, 2007 at 10:38 pm | Number of Comments » 0

not cotton candy This is some of the insulation exposed by the ceiling collapse. We decided to do our best to turn the catastrophe into art. Sara refers to this as the “pink ghost.”

rain + leak + drywall ceiling =

On: March 28th, 2007 at 7:53 pm | Number of Comments » 0

I was in the bedroom putting books on the shelves when I heard the crack and splash. I knew immediately what had happened — collapsed ceiling in the family room after a heavy downpour. The next hour saw course preps suspended and I got to play musical drip pots while waiting for the roofer to […]


On: March 27th, 2007 at 2:19 pm | Number of Comments » 0

I’m excited. Students from my anime class (grads from my first-year writing seminar in the fall — oh heck, let’s just give their names: Levy and Kevin) informed me today of the upcoming U.S. release this summer of the latest animated film by Kon Satoshi (Perfect Blue, Millennium Actress, Tokyo Godfathers, Paranoia Agent). It’s called […]

contingent exposures

On: March 26th, 2007 at 10:58 pm | Number of Comments » 1

Fido’s is one of the cool cafés in Nashville. It just got cooler with the opening of the “Contingent Exposures” photo show that features six pieces by my beloved Sara. She wrote the text on the back of the above postcard ad: The six photographers included in this exhibition give form to the contingencies of […]

cool packaging

On: March 25th, 2007 at 10:31 pm | Number of Comments » 0

A while back my mom sent one of those chain emails with jokes that I usually delete instantly because I don’t find them too funny. However, this one was actually amusing. It was a series of photos of interesting packaging. Being interested in and appreciative of clever ads and clever design — and having lived […]

totoro’s tunnel 3

On: March 22nd, 2007 at 9:56 pm | Number of Comments » 0

totoro’s tunnel 3 I don’t know which I like the best.

totoro’s tunnel 1

On: March 22nd, 2007 at 9:55 pm | Number of Comments » 0

totoro’s tunnel 1 This is through a rotted tree log. I played with the focus between near and far, as seen in the next “totoro’s tunnel” shot.

light needles

On: March 22nd, 2007 at 9:53 pm | Number of Comments » 0

light needles This is the kind of thing one can do with a lensbaby.