Monday, February 28, 2011

Legacy is...


Walking amongst phantoms, feeling their vaporous touch and sensing their ghostly vectors.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Show and NOT tell; Erosion...


Sometimes I find images that are so freakin’ sweet it hurts. Then I’m overcome by a creeping terror as I realize what the images are actually depicting.

Friday, February 18, 2011

The truth jurts, but not THAT much...


I’m sitting in the Argo Tea on Belmont satellite office rehashing old thoughts when I have an epiphany. Time to accept it. Time to step out of the fog of shame and confess.

I’m an architect...

Tuesday, February 15, 2011



I awoke today with a mission. Update the optical media archive housing all of the projects I’ve ever worked on. “It’s been awhile”, I think to myself pondering the stacks of CD’s and DVD’s that’ve been accumulating for the past four years nine months on my desk (owning and operating your own business takes a lot of time, OK)!

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Mapping memory...


i've been here before. each time finding something new, but not different. i wonder

am i lost?

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Show and NOT tell...

massaud manned cloud 1

Helium airships, gotta love ‘em. This one, dubbed Manned Cloud is designed by Jean-Marie Massaud.

Airships in general appeal to my zen sensibilities representing the least contrived form of human technology that I know. I could explain why (there’d be lots of words about internal versus external state change, environmental harmony, “treading lightly”, and the
Prime Directive), but for now I’ll leave that for another day.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011



For a northern city like Chicago the snowfall this morning was respectable, though not the worst I’ve ever seen. Fortunately I awoke in my condo cozy and warm thanks to the steam radiator system. I only say I was fortunate because some people woke up in their cars, still strung out on Lake Shore Drive LSD from the night before (it’s a terrible drug, really). And so my day began: