Monthly Archives: January 2013
Eating this Sancocho de Gallina (Columbian chicken soup) on a Sunday afternoon. Thick enough to be almost a stew, this soup is filled with hunks of yuca, potato and plantains, and is topped with optional chopped cilantro whose green perfume … Continue reading
The other side of the year means hot, hazy evenings with muggy breezes and mosquitoes. And it means tomatoes of all sorts. Late July.
I had no idea it was snowing until I heard the unmistakable sound of a shovel grazing the pavement. I peeked out the window just now to see that everything is covered in a blanket of white. I’m very much … Continue reading
I find a little ray of sunshine and happiness in these bright golden egg yolks which I discovered on a camera card I hadn’t looked at since last June. They seem to inject a rush of summer air into the … Continue reading
A delivery of potato chips the day after hurricane Sandy hit NYC.
A sight for sore eyes
Sand, sun, maple sugar, shadow, lines, rows, tawny tones. The sand appears almost edible, the maple candies structural. These photographs were all made within the past week and were unintentionally parallel.
I am back from points west and while it may not have been all that warm (actually, it was downright freezing during most of my visit to Southern California), it was sunny and there was fruit on the trees! I … Continue reading
Cutlery designed by Arne Jacobsen and used as props in 2001: A Space Odyssey. Currently part of the Stanley Kubrick retrospective at LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art).