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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

air Spa

air Spa 1

Calistoga

This Sucks

This Sucks

First page of new pink book, where I discovered that the pages are coated and resist watercolors.

Spa Apparat

Spa Apparat

At Poodle Springs

The Inverted Flag of Truth

The Inverted Flag of Truth

1111 Market St 94103

Monday, April 29, 2013

New Hat for RQH

New Hat for RQH

Trust me, it will look much better on her.

Rolled

Rolled

Skinhead Pinocchio Mechanism

Crown

Crown out

 


 

Skinhead Pinocchio Mechanism

 

A synthesis of Monday morning

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Strassen von Oakland (oder Eichenland if You Prefer) am Samstag

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Black hooded night heron.  Jackson St near post office.

 

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Bad bowl.  14th St near Franklin

 

Mandala

Mandala (Motherland Colors) Broadway at 24th

 

Also went to see the Silence show at BAM with Tim, then saw Silver Linings Playbook at the Parkway with Mary. Kind of a busman’s ‘oliday, that.

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Bought a new square sketchbook, at the Ink Stone in Berkeley. I’m so happy.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Jot’s Memorial

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Lucinda, Richard, Gayle and a bunch of people whose names elude me.  Fine folks all, though.

 

Skull

See Jot:

http://brucine.blogspot.com/2008/03/team.html

http://brucine.blogspot.com/2013/04/rip-jot.html

Sunday, April 21, 2013

C 4 ☭

C4 Commie

PACIFIC BELL

Mission between 9th & 10th, 94103

Orange ➔

Orange Arrow
Arrow
Construction site, 8th St near Mission, 94103

Update! May, 2013:

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They’ve made it green.

 

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Detail. You can see a little of the old orange paint there. And what’s with that frothy bit?  I love process.

E

E

From large MIKE GYER tag.

 

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E Detail

Detail

 

Alice at 14th St, 94612. 

 

Mike Gyer Obliterated, Good Job!

UPDATE 5/19/2013: Mike Gyer Obliterated, Good Job!

~ Pictoral Prostitutes ~

Pictoral Prostitutes

Alice at 14th St, 94612

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Tail Maintenance

 

Red Eye, Blue Eye

Red eye, Blue eye

Fred.

BOOF

BOOF

94612

Mr Spack Face

SpackFace

Mr Spack Face

 

In this alley where I often eat lunch

Saturday, April 13, 2013

SugarFoots

Sugar

Lynne-Rachel Altman’s piece at Root Division’s Edible Ephemera show. My, aren’t those some shapely disembodied pedal appendages, though. Sweet Ashkenazi feet. More info here.

Friday, April 12, 2013

These Guys…

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…will most likely be delivering deliverables to BAART & Ward 93. Way to re-distribute the wealth, http://foodrunners.org/!

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Palm Shadow

Palm Shadow

April 11,+/- a few days: Shadows of palm trees appear projected on wall outside shower window this week

 

Palms

One of these guys.

Sunday, April 07, 2013

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New Specs

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The sweet-spot for screen viewing seems to be a little low on the lens. We’ll see how my neck feels by next Thursday.

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Santa Barbara

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Nissan Altima 2.5S seats hurt Mary’s back.

 

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Love that landscape.

 

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Roadside hummers.

 

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False ‘flecto pile

 

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Easter

 

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Yoga Soup sign

 

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Low tide anemones

 

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Continent’s edge

 

 

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Fantastic Staircase at Hendry’s Beach

Monday, April 01, 2013

R.I.P. Jot

Jot

At the International Cafe Hootenanny Night, Nov 11, 2006

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