Hey! Y’all should go watch this when it eventually crawls into the teensy indie theater in your town. Why? Various reasons. One: It’s awesome. It’s funny and weirdly sweet and mostly true. Two: About that mostly true bit…one of my best friends is the real person one of the characters is based on. (Wayne. Except he’s not really like that. And he didn’t actually commit any felonies.… >> Read more
I wish we had smell-o-vision so you could smell these roses. They are “Gertrude Jekyll” variety, named after the great garden designer, but you might as well call them “Oh My God” roses because that’s what everyone says when they put their nose in them. They are spicy and lemony and just absurdly ROSE, not subtle at all, but why would you have a rose if you’re looking for subtle?… >> Read more
After spending far too many hours on Flickr I wanted to play with my camera, so I took a stab at a self-portrait.
&*$% autofocus – that’s all I have to say.
This required a shameful amount of Photoshop to make it presentable; and at some point when I have more than an hour of sunlight to work with, I’ll have to give it another shot.… >> Read more
Yesterday I went with my friend to Christianson’s Nursery in Mt. Vernon, WA, which has long been one of our favorite spots to take photos. I didn’t have my good camera, but I borrowed my mother’s Olympus FE-370, which is needless to say a very frustrating experience when you’re used to either a) an iPhone or b) a dSLR; it has neither the simplicity of one nor the flexibility of the other.… >> Read more
I started designing my first Etsy treasury a while ago, left it three-quarters finished (why? I don’t remember now) and, rediscovering my notes, have finally completed it.
As I say in my description:
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When I was young, my best friend Caitlin’s backyard seemed like exactly the sort of place where fairies would live. There was a tree just right for climbing, and a blackberry hedge along the back.
Does anyone know what this was for? It was lying in the rain by the bus stop. I’m sure the guy whose umbrella I was hiding behind thought I was batty when I snuck out to take a picture of the ground.… >> Read more
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s Ultraman!… >> Read more
We need a sign for this, when the door is 20 feet away.… >> Read more