So many things new. New job. Old friends newly relocated to my city. New book approved for publication (book 2!). New, cold air. New rain. New pain. A new (old) cherry red suitcase and a new (old) map of a city I’ve never been. A new decade entered into with more and more certainty, more and more […]
photographs taken in an alley off Melrose Ave, Los Angeles.
We drove to the poppy fields in the middle of the week, knowing most of them would be dead in the heat and drought of early spring but both needing to get out of the city, feeling the strain of working from home creeping up on us. We left in the late morning and there […]
some shots in my apartment last night, waiting for the handyman. Los Angeles, CA.
In an attempt to find inspiration in a close and accessible place, I photographed Bridgett in the alleyways behind my apartment. The beauty of Los Angeles is not outward or obvious. You have to go out in search of it. But it’s somehow much more rewarding because of the hunt. photographs of Bridgett taken in Los Angeles, […]
Lately I have been doing so much work there isn’t room for anything else. I wake up and make coffee with eyes still closed against the morning light. I work in bed with the pillows propped up behind my back and I don’t shower until three or four, when I’ve written or revised thousands of […]
My father made me a dollhouse. I liked pink back then, everything pink, and so the wood of the dollhouse was pink and the trim of the windows was a darker pink and the couple who lived there had two children, a boy and a girl, and everything the girl owned was pink. Later they […]