…an old resting spot for the Pomo Native Americans and later a stagecoach stop in the 1800’s – attracted by the hot mineral and sulpher baths – just inland from the coast on Comptche-Ukiah Road, was the pilgrimage of the day, to find some welcome warmth and soothing of aching bones & muscles from non-stop moving, fixing, working, tending at ..
…was a welcome place to be, approaching LAX and home (where I’ll look forward to more time in the new year) after 14 hours of Paci..
…this morning after two and a half weeks of reading, writing, yoga, swimming and general beach-bumming in the iconic beach town – now headed to the more serious buttoned-up Ozzie city for a quick visit on the way home for some art and garden..
…for five weeks to work on the imminently opening show at the Walker Art Center “Fritz Haeg: At Home in the City” has me approaching the airport over the familiar outer suburbs of the Twin Cities that I grew up in and starting to get my mind back into thinking deeply about cities and being ..
…interchange is out the window as we are about to land at LAX, returning to a few welcome week..
…was a sunny hot steamy event punctuated by the wailing ambulance and firetruck sirens of surrounding towns but relieved by the green mossy Mildred’s woodland pont..
…the Succession style structure built on the site of thermal bath springs going back centuries, offered a relaxing last few hours in Budapest, on my last project visit, to enjoy a renowned facet of the town I had yet to experience on previous trips – too busy with gardens and work. (more on Wikiped..
…during a long day of travel I find myself with a perfectly framed view of Central Park out my window, approaching JFK from DTW, followed by a much longer flight to FCO, where clear weather and a direct flyover provides a perfect view of the historic center, before finally making it to BUD Saturda..
…are an aerial welcome back from the wild west to Michigan for a week of fun..
…was a cool surprise to behold out my window – opened mid-flight, mid-nap curious to see where we were between Liverpoo..
…to LA from the Bay area south the five, over on the 210, down the two deposits you through a pass framing my favorite view of the city, with downtown and my hill framed by the sloping foothills, welcoming me back for a few tranquil days ..
…from Rome to L.A. was only part of a much longer day, starting with getting in a car at the Pollinaria farm in Abruzzo at 1am to a Fiumicino bound bus in Pescara and ending with a long meeting and dinner at the Hammer Museum in Westwood right off the plane, followed by immediate collapse ..
…in an apartment within the museum complex is pretty cushy in slick modular mobile modern open plan digs overlooking and collecting cool breezes from the Stadtpark below, and getting ready for an event tomorrow night involving Europe Domestic Integrity Field production in the garden accompanied by drummers and 12 loaves of my special spelt bread that I’ll be baking right before my ..
…kept me busy for most of the night and morning making my way from Mildred’s Lane in rural Pennsylvania to Vienna, via a ride from friends to Penn Station, a LIRR train to Jamaica, an Airtrain to Terminal 2, a plane to CDG, a 35 minute walk to the connecting gate, to Vienna on another ..
…this evening after 24 hours checking in on the homefront, and now headed ‘back east’ as they refer to it here ‘out west’ to New York City where I’ll be planting a big round wild edible medicinal herbal pollinator attractor garden (with plants and dirt from McEnroe Organic Farm and the amazing Annie Novak of ..
…was a welcoming amber view back to the city last night, just able to glimpse my little mound of a hill out the window through the hazy amber veil as we made the familiar approach and decent across the endless sprawl segmented by the occasional freeway and trapped between the chain of mountains to the ..
…was a pretty cool thing to see as we made our way down the tarmac and spied the space shuttle casually hanging out on the back of a tricked out NASA 747 transporter – which had delivered it from DC a few days ago – and where it continues to rest as it awaits travel ..
…of Midwestern monoculture are giving me something to look at and think about while anticipating a return to L.A. home at long la..
…today brought a busy day running around the city, an evening flight, and a sunset on the way to Minnesota where I’ll be for a few days visiting family and having meetings and hoping f..
…where I’m returning for a Monday meeting of the Princeton Student Colony – we pass over the always surprising lush wooded landscape, before the abrupt shift to the industrial coast, and the descent to Newar..