Category Archives: Culture

Les Portes Du Souvenir

As I was walking into work this morning, I realized that living in the far north of the continental US has its benefits. While I may complain that the city is often unpopulated and boring at times, it is almost always a great place to turn to for a healthy dose of surrealism. For example, […]

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November 03, 2009: Airports

Everyone has photographic fetishes. And, I have a thing for airports. Maybe it is the intersection of private desire to travel with very public, non-descript, and functional architecture. Or maybe I just like photographing in places where I know my film may be confiscated. On a recent trip to New York I had the distinct […]

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October 20, 2009

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October 19, 2009

I’m still inspired by the book I am reading: What Do Pictures Want?… I have been prowling through my flat files and archives of images for the last three days… rediscovering a universe of pictorial bliss. Enjoy.

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Everywhere And Nowhere Simultaneously

As usual, I am going to ramble along as I work out a few ideas that have been lingering in that cobwebby part of my brain I rarely use. I am referring to the creative/artistic part of me that has been languishing recently as I focus my life on more practical tasks like paying bills, […]

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Utopia Station

This morning has been a particularly productive one for me. I went to bed with Curtis at 8:30 AM and proceeded to sleep soundly for the first time in about a month. If there is one undercurrent to this blog, or my life in general, it is that I love to be unconscious… by whatever […]

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Project Proposal: October 01, 2009

I was walking by the Chambers Hotel a couple of days ago and noticed that the hotel restaurant is now a D’Amico and Sons. This is nothing spectacular in itself, but what is interesting is the way signage has been changed on the building. The previous restaurant was the celebrated/lauded (depending on how you looked […]

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Invading My Space

I am a simple person and I hope my each of my little posts from the edge of simplicity reflect this. My experiences of the city are taken in mostly while walking to and from work each morning and afternoon. At 5:30 AM, the city of Minneapolis is absolutely silent. Only crazy people like me […]

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Something Beautiful: Nancy Reagan

While garage sale shopping this weekend I came across this wonderful gem of a book from the 1980s. Apparently someone had the brilliant idea of making Nancy Reagan a role-model for youngsters through the novel paper cut-out format. I can only imagine the conservative Republican mother buying this for her hopefully conservative daughter… never realizing […]

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Insomnia

It has been a magical day, I won’t lie about it. However, here is a lesson everyone should learn: DO NOT eat protein salad from Kowalski’s deli before going to bed. You will sleep for about 2 hours and then… POOF! Awake! Here I am at 2:00 AM sitting around writing blog posts and reflecting […]

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