Year: 2011


In Which It Is My Birthday

Hello everyone! It’s my birthday today. Despite my advancing years, I still embrace my birthday. I read once that most people feel younger than they


Calcutta, Andaman, Blue. India, 1982.

An ongoing and occasional series on a 3-month trip I took to India in 1982. I was 25, and traveled by train across the country


Flowers In The House

I always feel that for me, taking pictures of flowers without much photographic skill is cheating. Too easy to get to pretty. High WASPs are

Orvis cotton sweater, fisherman style

In Fall Our Thoughts Turn To Corduroy

I’ve been dreaming of corduroy. Of course, we’re in the middle of California’s real summer, the one we keep secret from the world. Temperatures are

Winner Of Tod’s Wallet Giveaway

Your wallets have taken vivid residence in my imagination. The red ones, the patterned, those made wholly of duct tape. One belonging to your father,

How Dress Appropriately For A Daytime Event

One of our regular readers, DocP, suggested in passing that I might discuss the difference between daywear and eveningwear. Specifically, if one is invited to