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Playing Favorites

Playing Favorites
We're not supposed to play favorites.  Every piece from one of our shopping trips is special.  But of course, there's always that one thing that tugs the heart strings.   Continue reading

The Gift of Turmoil

The Gift of Turmoil
These past several weeks have been strange and unsettling, but also liberating in a way. I find I have re-learned two things I had forgotten: to appreciate simple pleasures and the difference between having time and making time. Continue reading

From the Archive | In Praise of Print

From the Archive | In Praise of Print
I believe I am one of the last living catalog people.  I was working on catalog layouts and photoshoots when blueline meant writing on the proofs in blue pencil because the camera could not see the blue markings, when cut and paste was a literal term, and when a polaroid was taken of each image and hatched inside the photographer's armpit before anything was committed to film.   Continue reading

Our Affinity for Film

Our Affinity for Film
Today, we'd like to suggest another way to feel inspired while we continue to shelter in place. Pull out your film camera(I will be using a disposable because that is what I have) and play. Snap photo's of your family, of flowers you see on your walk, a still life in your home, anything that may inspire you. When this storm has passed, develop your film and see the silver linings and moments of beauty you were able to capture and will be able to look back on for years to come. Continue reading

Book Club for One

Book Club for One
With the confluence of California's Shelter In Place order and "Little Fires Everywhere" on Hulu, I'm reminded of how much I love to read. If you're looking for a good read to pass the time until we can all gather again in public places, here is my list of all time favorites.  Continue reading