Weekend 392.0 (Who am I, darling to you?)






(1) Artist Handcrafts Colorful Ceramic Pots That Can Fit in the Palm of Your Hand (2) Never Built New York: An exhibition at the Queens Museum exploring 200 years of never built structures that imagines New York City as it might have been.

Weekend 391.1






Is it someplace real? I think so. It’s called the Golden Valley, I believe. Somewhere special? In a way. It was on our nursery wall when I was a child. I didn’t know it was a real place then. I thought it was a view of heaven. Oh, the promised land. I used to think […]

Weekend 390.0 (“Come on, let’s drive across to the Palisades”)






“…when you are stuck, with nothing in your head but your memories, and memories of memories, which form a map, some more recent than others, some about music, which you can almost hear, smashed into the spilling sounds of the segmented, centre-less city below, a vast imaginary landscape waiting to be discovered, about how you […]

Weekend 388.0






(1) World’s Fair Beer Relaunches With a New Recipe (Knoxville Mercury) (2) Will the high-tech cities of the future be utterly lonely? (The Week)

Weekend 387.1






A quote from The Prayer of Love and Silence by a Carthusian. “In order to free oneself and become detached from things, one must see them in their true perspective, value them at their true worth, and give them their proper due. One needs as much judgement to renounce the things of the world as […]

Weekend 387.0






(1) Dust My Shoulders Off (YouTube) (1a) Edward Hopper related posts from the Limestone Archives: Weekend 272.0 (22.2 x 21.5 x 9.8 inches) Subcityscape Weekend 270.0 (…in the shape of a MetroCard®) (1b) Edward Hopper books: Hopper (MoMA) Hopper Drawing (Whitney Museum of American Art) Edward Hopper Paints His World Staying Up Much Too Late: […]

Weekend 386.0 (I am old and I wouldn’t mind dying)






(1) Monasteries of the Mind by Victor Davis Hanson “In reaction to the growing globalization of the Roman Empire, elite corruption, the banality of bread-and-circuses, and the end of the agrarian Italian Republic, the Stoics opted out, choosing instead a reasoned detachment from contemporary life. Some, like the worldly court philosopher Seneca, seemed hypocritical; others, […]

Weekend 384.0 (…you know I never meant to see you again…but I only passed by as a friend)






(1) How great were the 80s (asks the aged Xer)? Phil, Clapton, and Jeffrey Tambor in the same video. (YouTube)

Weekend 383.0 (…try to catch the deluge in a paper cup)






(1) Super Tunnel: Join engineers as they build a massive new railway deep beneath the streets of London. (NOVA) (1a) 5 Key Lessons from 10 Cities at Transforming Transportation 2017 (2) Text exchange with my best friend… (Flickr)

Weekend 382.1






(1) The British Castle—A Symbol in Stone / Friday, April 7, 2017 – Sunday, August 6, 2017 (Yale Center for British Art) (2) Creative Space: Jane Smith

Weekend 382.0






Two quotes from The Prayer of Love and Silence by a Carthusian. “Obedience and patience, we must remember, are not ends in themselves. ‘Art for art’s sake’ is nonsense, since nothing created can be its own end. It is the same with virtue. ‘Virtue for virtue’s sake’ as an ideal is meaningless and discouraging, because […]

Weekend 381.0






‘Even though an old proverb says, “too much special knowledge makes you stupid” I, as a craftsman, must say that having gone through an apprenticeship in the field of applied art, gives me certain advantages in the difficult art of design, as compared to those who partly or completely work from theoretical knowledge.’ – Kay […]

Weekend 380.0






(1) Frank Lloyd Wright’s unbuilt Trinity Chapel is realised in images by David Romero (dezeen)

Weekend 379.0 (Ice is forming on the tips of my wings…)






(1) Stunning Photos of Trains Roaring Through Picturesque Landscapes (My Modern Met) Some of these photographs remind me of the Yellow Train by Francois Roca. (1a) Flashback: Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival (2) Brightline Brings High-Speed Trains To Florida: The 125-mph Brightline trains will be the first privately run passenger service to debut in over […]

Weekend 378.1 (East of the Sun, West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North






Color studies for the Waltz of the Flowers. The study was done by Sylvia Holland. “Sylvia was a jack-of-all-trades who could tackle any assignment with ease. During her time at Disney, she handled story direction, story research, script writing, art direction, scene timing, and more. Her artistic style ranged from the realistic to the ethereal […]