I love Instagram, but it has ruined me. I love using X-Pro II and Amaro and Valencia and Lo-Fi. I can do a number of things: Disguise the mediocre. Enhance the mundane. Adulterate a purely fine digital photograph with a filter. * * * * * In November, I strolled around the Palace of Fine Arts […]
We fetishize the offline experience, especially in regard to time. I admit I cherish my film photographs and negative rolls in shoeboxes: a tangible buildup of time. Or recently, during a weekend in Sonoma County, my husband and I stayed in a cottage that had a VCR and two movies on VHS — I had to […]
It’s Monday. Another day, another week. What will happen, we simply don’t know. Just move, just go. Walk through that door.
End of the year, peeps. A recap of my favorite trips this year, near and far: Exploring Kauai, January. I’d been to Oahu numerous times, but I had no idea how lush and green Kauai was—I guess that’s why they call it the Garden Isle, eh? My family and I stayed on Poipu Beach and […]
I’ve returned to San Francisco after being away for a month: first to Mexico, then to Spain and Portugal, and lastly to New York and Maryland. I’m staying put for a few weeks so my body can acclimate to a single time zone. I’m exhausted. Still, Granada lingers in my mind. I wish I could […]
I’m a sucker for street art. I’m not picky about what I’m drawn to—I love graffiti in general, from the fantastic pieces I’d seen through the window of my train in Switzerland 10 years ago, to tiny, stenciled images I’ve come upon in random bathroom stalls in cities like San Francisco or Montreal. In San […]