Little Things

Bits to keep for myself (versus Twitter/Facebook/Instagram).
May. 9th, 2022
  • Stunning example of technical writing [link]
Apr. 22nd, 2022
  • Hildreth Meiere's mosaic tile work at 1 Wall Street. Acheson Doyle Partners renovation. [link]
Apr. 21st, 2022
  • The Mogwai part (starts @ 19:34) of Gary Indiana's short film STANLEY PARK (2013). Watch with lights off on big high-def screen. [link]
Apr. 11th, 2022
  • These buildings are beautiful. Also Kéré's perspective is inline with the recurrent theme of inclusivity in architecture/design.[link]
  • "You need to teach the people how to use modern skills. You need the people to understand what you're going to do." - Diébédo Francis Kéré
Apr. 5rd, 2022

I always thought it was "he understands your orphan with his gun" but it's "yonder stands your orphan with his gun."
So here's a bunch of different covers of It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

  • Them [link]
  • Echo & The Bunnymen [link]
  • Hole [link]
  • Grateful Dead [link]
  • Hugh Masekela [link]
  • The Byrds (outtakes) [link]
  • Richie Havens [link]
  • Joni Mitchell (she changes the lyric to make it clearer).[link]
  • When Dylan meets Donovan (my favorite).[link]
Apr. 3rd, 2022
  • Thinking about sustainability and the "Make Do" or "Never Demolish" approach from Lacaton, Vassal & Druot. [link]
Mar. 27nd, 2022
  • Elliott Smith - Everything Reminds Me Of Her [link]
Mar. 26nd, 2022
  • Replaced Toyota 2007 RAV-4 car battery myself. You mostly just need a 10mm socket wrench. $10 credit for returning the battery at AutoZone. Pushpins need to be pulled up by wedging in screwdriver underneath pin.
Mar. 22nd, 2022
  • Arrivée Des Camionneurs from Jacques Demy's THE YOUNG GIRLS OF ROCHEFORT "Les Demoiselles de Rochefort". Great background music for small videos. (Mubi ad)
Mar. 18th, 2022
  • GOODBYE, DRAGON INN by Ming-liang Tsai. Beautiful movie about the space, people, and feeling movie theaters possess. The scene with the woman eating nuts. The cracking sound! Like the idea of a movie theater as a listless refuge space where wanderers end up.
Feb. 19th, 2022
Feb. 18th, 2022
  • emet in Hebrew means "Truth" but without the leading "e" spells met or "Death". Took this from Jewish folklore about The Golem of Prague.