Renzo Piano’s California Academy of Sciences. Pic from Vanity Fair
It’s been a while, dear internet. And I know that I say that mostly for myself, because truly, I write on this here blog to create a database of sorts for future recollections. But then, some people started to read it. And then, some more. And while it was never about that for me (I was actually inspired to start it by my dearest in order to have a repository for documentary ideas while pursuing a never fulfilled dream of working towards being an audio documentarian), I feel some sort of responsibility to update it often, which I have not been successful with, lately. C’est la vie.
Between the intense realizations of our global crisis that seem to emanate from every cell in the universe straight to my bare bones and trying to digest our collective realities here on Earth, it seems that Spring has come despite all of this bad news. And she is as beautiful as ever. With her, she brings the regular characters; hope, life, rebirth, possibilities…
And with all of this heaviness, I have compiled a list of thoughts that seemed to hit me all at once today, while the squirrels frolicked, red-headed woodpeckers pecked, and flowers sang forth their songs.
Madonna looks fricking fantastic. She’s almost 50.
I believe that I am afflicted by pangs of the Imposter Syndrome, sans the fact that I am not an academic.
I HAVE GOT to get to San Francisco in September, maybe even October, but no later than November to see Renzo Piano’s newest marvel of a building, the California Academy of Sciences. It is the “greenest” museum ever built and sits within SF’s awesome Golden Gate Park. Mr. Piano is pulling a Frank Lloyd Wright, creating the best of his long line of fantastic work late in his career. He is 70.
I should probably get a subscription to Vanity Fair. The writing is great, the pictures are, too, and the editor slams the Bush Administration openly and proudly and OFTEN.
Teeth whitening hurts.
Camping is fun, cuz when didn’t you ever NOT want to make a fort?
Music will always save our souls.