Recent Notepad:


Spring Birds & Photography

Of late I’ve felt ambivalent about my own photography. As Juhani Pallasmaa wrote in The Eyes of the Skin, we’ve elevated sight above the other senses; we regard the world — see the world, in that telling metaphor for understanding — in a disproportionately visual way, diminishing our other senses and the fullness of lived experience.

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Thoughts on Taxidermy, Fashion & Bighorn Sheep

Seen on the G train: A bookish young hipster bringing home the taxidermied head of a bighorn ram. Continue reading

Snow Cream! Recipe

When life gives you snow… Continue reading

Gold Road

The sun sets early in winter, but while it’s high the light is so, so glorious. Continue reading

Fall Birds

Yellow-Rumped Warbler

From the Flickr set. Continue reading

Overheard Wisdom

From a conversation between two old acquaintances seeing one another at a restaurant. Continue reading



Passenger Pigeon Eggs