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Mountain Bike Mounted on Motorcycle

"Here is one of the better autophotos Degfrip has to offer, Ryan Worcester is the man, in this series of photos he shares some of the moments that bicycle riding, and the off beaten path have taken him."
http://bit.ly/NbVJET

For my first encounter with Ratman and his naughty-named website, see: http://bit.ly/LJSoHS

Two Boats

The spiffy sailboat was anchored in Coupeville. The big boat is one of 1000s of boats in drydock in Anacortes, which is a boat wonderland. This morning I'm heading over to SunRay Kelley's place near Cedro Woolley to photograph the latest in his prolific building career, then tomorrow to Puyallup for the Mother Earth News Fair. James Brown now playing in the bakery, Poppa's Got a Brand New Bag. He ain't no drag…

Roadside Photos Yesterday




These guys were just landing a fish (in a lake near the spectacular Deception Pass Bridge). Check out the lines of the boat

Rock and Roll on Country Road in Washington

Above: tidy, tight, trim  building in Coupeville, Washington. I love the colors.
Get into Seattle around 11AM yesterday, go to pick up my Budget economy rental car and get upgraded to a blue Mustang since they are out of economy cars. Vawoom! I head to Mukliteo to catch the ferry to Whidbey Island, since I want to go to Anacortes to check out fishing boats. (I'm looking for an aluminum boat in the 15-17' range that can handle getting out through waves.)
   Pretty soon I'm driving down the road on Whidbey with all 9 of the radio stations preset to R&R and jazz. Brand new road -- nothing like it. Exploring the unexplored, hunting with cameras. The Stones , Thelonius Monk, a — get this  — reggae song in Spanish, within fiddles, on the French (Canadian) station, Da me ague, da me pan, da me fuero, da me amor,  terrific song, but can't find it anywhere…
   I ask a guy on the ferry about a place to get lunch and he recommends Toby's Tavern in Coupeville, a gem of a tiny town on the water. A 70-year-old good-vibes, good-beer, good-food bar looking out on the bay. I have a few (ahem) glasses of inky Black Butte porter (on tap) and local mussels with garlic bread. Visit the local bookstore, get a maple nut (homemade-style) waffle ice cream cone, crank the Mustang back up, crank the radio back up, and make my way to Anacortes. The elephant (of concrete) was just in a field all alone. Kinda perfect. Now it's Thursday morning, and I've sussed out the La Crema Cakes bakery in Anacortes, with an excellent apple turnover and a latte and wi-fi. Right now, Johnny Otis' band on radio doing Willy and the Hand Jive…
I know a cat named Way Out Willie
He's got a cool little chick named Rockin' Millie
He can walk and stroll and Susie Q
And do that crazy hand jive too…

Small (Not Tiny) Homes

"For the past 7 years Smallworks has constructed small, beautiful, affordable and sustainable lane houses in Vancouver, Canada. Working with licensed architects in practice for over 20 years, and exceeding the green building practices for Vancouver's Green Home Program, we offer a variety of pre-approved lane house designs as well as custom built lane houses and small homes"
http://smallworks.ca/

Tiny Homes Now an eBook!

Rick Gordon has produced an in-house state-of-the-art, fixed-layout EPUB version of Tiny Homes, which accurately replicates the design and content of the print version. It is extensively hyperlinked, with zoomable images and text. I have not seen any ebook this complex (1300 photos) in all of the Apple world. We are thrilled with it.

It can be read on an iPad or iPhone that has iOS 5 (or higher) installed and a current version of the iBooks app (available for free from the App Store, if not already installed). Note: This is not a PDF nor an app.

It's available in the Apple iBookstore at http://shltr.net/tinyhomes-ibooks. You can download free sample pages (38 selected pages) to check it out. It is $13.99. If you get the eBook, you can get the print book for a 40% discount.

Recipient of the 2012 Nautilus Silver Award in the category of Green Living.

Dan Wright, Technical Manager for CircularFLO (the software Rick used) in an email to Rick titled "Your masterpiece…," wrote: "(This) is the most impressive Fixed Layout EPUB I have ever seen."

We'd appreciate you spreading the word about this if you can. Blog it or Tweet it or Facebook it. It's really good. I guar-an-tee it.

Japan’s hidden tropical island: Aogashima

Mark Frauenfelder just posted this breathtaking photo on BoingBoing.
"Aogashima ('blue island”) is a tropical, volcanic island in the Phillipine Sea. Despite being over 200 miles away from the country’s capital, Aogashima is governed by Tokyo. In fact, a whole stretch of tropical and sometimes uninhabited islands called the Izu Islands are technically part of Tokyo. Volcanic islands? Not typically what comes to mind when you think of Tokyo. As you might imagine, Aogashima isn’t the most crowded place in the world. As of this year, only about 200 people live on Aogashima. The island only has one post office and one school.…"

Monday Morning Musings

Off the Clock I ran -- well, ambled over -- the Dipsea Trail last week with my running buddies. I started real early. It was the first time in 20 years I've run the (7+) mile course without a certain amount of stress and a definite amount of pain. The upside, of course, is the beauty of the trail and the lore and romance of the race. We all had fine dinners at the Parkside in Stinson Beach (they have a knockout inky black porter on tap), gemütlicheit of all these healthy people.
  I was forced to quit by knees that would no longer take the hard downhills (where I had to make up for being a slow uphill runner). Being forced into racing retirement has huge benefits. Running, if I do now, for the joy of it. Off the clock. No hurry, no need to train, hey, there's a lot of other stuff to do!

Look Where You Want To Go This is what a pro mountain biker told me. Meaning when you're say, going fast downhill in rough terrain, look at where you want your front tire to go, don't look at the immediate foreground. Look ahead and your body will make the adjustments and get you there. Same principle in life. Focus on where you want to go and by golly, you'll usually get there. Athletes know this.

Our Next TWO Books I'm starting on Water and Wheels: Tiny Homes On the Move as soon as I get back from this (my last) PR road trip. I'm going to start the book with mobile units by one guy -- tent, dogsled, umiak, sailboat, birchbark canoes, road van -- all created from scratch by Mark Hansen, a prolific and remarkable builder living on the shores of Lake Superior.
  The second book, due to a flash yesterday, will maybe be on Small Homes, say under 1000 sq.ft. We're starting to collect info, so if you know of unique home in this category, please leave a comment with yr. email address and we'll be in touch. It's either a book like this, or a second tiny homes book. Just have to see what shakes out.

My Last Tiny Homes Roadshow Trip I'm leaving tomorrow morning for Seattle, renting a car, hoping to both go to a somewhat remote hot springs and then to SunRay Kelley's Sedro Woolley compound to photograph his latest works, if time, out to Anacortes, to check out aluminum fishing boats (in the 15' range), then drive to Puyallup to do a slide show at the Mother Earth News Fair at 4 PM on Saturday June 2d, then Sunday to NYC for the annual Book Expo America and a slide show at the v. cool Spoonbill and Sugartown bookstore in Brooklyn, Wed. June 6 at 7 PM. I'm so excited to be going to NYC; it's been a 40-year love affair. When the cab hits 2nd, 3rd avenues my pulse starts racing. Absolutely station central. I'll be blogging up a storm from there.

Tiny Home in Oakland of Recycled Materials- $5K

"The Oakland Tiny House is a 120 square foot dwelling on a trailer chassis in Oakland CA. The house will feature a full kitchen, composting toilet, outdoor shower, sleeping loft custom built in furniture and a fireplace. The siding is reclaimed redwood fensing and flooring is maple re-purposed from an old roller skating rink in Petaluma. total construction costs so far: $5000. Currently under construction, but almost finished!"
http://shltr.net/tinyoakland

Secret NorCal Ocean Cave

NorCal Beach

On the coast last week, I stopped at the Chart House in Montara to have a look. It appears closed. I'd never seen the beach just below it.

71 year Old Skateboarder/Tightrope Walker/Kayaker/Juggler/Potter/Inventor

*As we age, many of us have a fatal flaw that can lead to a fatal fall -- we lose our balance, stability and coordination.
Stephen Jepson says he can change that for everyone. And as a bonus, he believes it can help you build brain cells, develop neural pathways and prevent or delay Alzheimer's and dementia.
What is his prescription? Play!
Stephen believes the key to never losing your balance -- or your mind -- is in the games and activities of our youth.…"
http://shltr.net/71yroldalive
Sent me by my brother Bob a few moments ago

22-yr-old French Student's $650 Art Studio

Hi Lloyd!
My name is Richard, 22 years old; I’m a student in arts & crafts in France and a great fan of your work. In fact I think I owe you so much that I could never thank you enough for publishing Shelter, Homework, The Barefoot Architect, Tiny Homes… and so many great books.
   Then I allow myself to introduce you an artwork-workshop-cabin I’ve been building during that year with 500€ (around $650 I guess. It’s a project named “Le Château Suisse” (“The Swiss Castle” – an obviously ironic name), a utopian workshop I made in order to draw my comic books and do some woodworking inside. I built (and I’m still building) this in the yard of my school, as a sculptural project – in fact a living experiment and an exercise on carpentry. The main purpose, still, was to be inside and outside my school at the same time, and to re-invent the art school workshop with rules of my own.

A lilliputian approach to living

Published on Fri, May 25, 2012, in All Point Bulletin, by Margot Griffiths
http://shltr.net/lilliputianliving
"…Out in the garden I can see just how productive one eighth of an acre can be. A small greenhouse is filled with tomato starts, and around it are berry, melon and veggie plants. A cloud of real lavender covers the septic system. A beehive sits off to the side and most exciting to Jamie is the distinctive sound of the queen bee as she is preparing for her maiden flight, “her honeymoon,” Shawn says. Few would recognize it, but it sounds like “meep, meeeep.” “It’s called piping,” Jamie explains. “The first time I heard it was like a quadruple shot of espresso!”

Scrap Metal Fire-snorting Dragon at Maker Faire

Wonderful sculpture,Check out legs of old tires, look like muscles. A caveat, though, about this and the multitude of fire-snorting gizmos at the Maker Faire. They're burning up a lot of non-renewable propane. It's like the time for lighting houses with lavish Christmas lights is way over. Stop pissing it away.

Pic of Godfrey Stephens' Studio, Victoria BC, Canada

Going through some of my pics from recent trips…

Natural Curves: Organic ‘Wood Wave’ Floating Home Design

"Outside and in, from the curved wood cladding to the swooping wooden ceilings, this undulating houseboat design by Robert Oshatz evokes the dynamic movement of the river water on which it floats.…" http://shltr.net/JfDMPG

Tiny Skateboarders

From Termite Skateboards, a website with kids as young as 3 who skate:
Allysha Le Bergado/DOB: 6/25/96/Age: 10
About Me: My name is Allysha Bergado and I luuuuuuuuuuuvvvvvv to Sk8board!!!!!! I am 10 years old and I have been skateboarding for 3 years. I am mostly a vert skater but I can also ride street. I love to learn new tricks and I love to sk8 with all of my friends. I love to skate everyday and rock out on my guitar, I can also play the piano. One of my goals is to become a pro sk8er one day!!!!!!!
http://shltr.net/JfLkC7

End of the Road: Mini-helicopter Film of Party in Remote BC

Jonaven Moore and friends having a party at his "caboose" in the British Columbia woods; shot by Jeff Patterson with a remote controlled midget helicopter:

GIMME SHELTER Newsletter May 15, 2012

GIMME SHELTER is an email newsletter I send out to about 600 people every few months, mainly to people in the book trade, but to friends as well. Here's the latest, on Tiny Homes and my relentless road tour:
http://www.shelterpub.com/_gimme/_2012-05-15/gimme_shelter-2012-05-15.html

Family Builds Tiny Home in Georgia

"BARNESVILLE -- Andrew Odom and his family raised the first wall of their tiny house Thursday, on a trailer in his dad’s backyard. It took three guys to pick up the whole thing.
We’re talking really tiny. Including its small loft, the house will be 258 square feet. But the plan includes all the comforts of home, including a stove for gourmet cooking, a baby crib and a Sleep Number bed.…"
http://bit.ly/KjYdOF

Elegant Smart


Ocean Kayak Fishing in Santa Cruz

I saw this rig yesterday, and pulled over to shoot a photo. Steve told me he'd pulled the rig from his home to the yacht harbor at 8 AM, maybe 2 miles, gone out and caught 10 rockfish (stowed neatly away) and was on his way home. It was rigged intelligently, rods, rod holders, etc. Steve has thought it through.This isn't just fishing, it's eco fishing. He's going from home to the water -- no gasoline -- propelling himself around the ocean by hand (paddle) -- no gasoline -- getting back home with high quality fresh food. Perfect.

Incredible Evening of Music

OK, I'm not going to say it was the best musical event I've ever attended. (Even if it was.) No.
   I got back from skateboarding (on 2 new skateboards) on some nice down-sloping neighborhood streets in Soquel with a new friend, Tim (another story, was it fun!) about 6:45 last night.
   I saw in the local paper that Hills to Hollers, a group of three women, was playing that night at the Kuumbawa Club - - "American roots music." Moreover, it started at 7 PM, my kinda time for a musical event. I hustled over to the club and heard the sweetest 3-part harmony as I walked in. It was an utterly magnificent evening of music, a rare time when every single person in the packed room was on the same wave length.
   The women, (l-r in pic) Barbara Higbie, Linda Tillery, and Laurie Lewis are unbelievably skilled musicians. Fiddles, mandolin, guitar, banjo and a jazz/blues piano solo by Barbara (fiddler at left) above, that left everyone stunned.
   Bluegrass, blues, spirituals (as opposed to gospels), soul, every single song brilliant. Linda, at drums, grew up in Texas, said that when she was a little girl, her mom played Hank Williams' "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" over and over, and Linda did a unique cover, channeling Hank's poetry and pain into a gorgeous rendition.
  There were times when the harmonies were so beautiful, I'd close my eyes and breathe deeply and feel like I was about to go airborne. Really.
   They talked about roots stuff. Like in the 1700s, hand drumming was outlawed (in every state but Louisiana), so the slaves transferred the rhythm of the drums to vocals. That spirituals quote the bible whereas gospel is a 20th century invention. Jesus is not referred to in spirituals. Then they did "Let Your Hammer Ring." The group is so new they're not to be found online. I don't know where they might play next, but there's an event in Berkeley on June 12th to raise money for Linda's knee operation, with Linda and a bunch of other musicians: http://www.freightandsalvage.org/linda-tillerys-new-knee-fundraiser
   I got out of there at 9, went to Bookstore Santa Cruz, then got a root beer float at the Penny Ice Creamery, was back at motel by 10 PM.

Surfrider Cafe

She Wants A Tiny Home!

This little girl stood there and went through every page of Tiny Homes (yesterday).

Shelter Booth at Maker Faire


Evan and Lew at our booth. Lew set the whole thing up by himself Friday afternoon. (I'm at Verve barista center in Santa Cruz Monday morning, going back over photos from last few days. all shot with my new Canon Powershot S100, as well as a Sony Cybershot panoramic-enabled Exmoor.)

Over the Hills and Out To the Sea

I did my 13th slide show yesterday at the Maker Faire, and, worn out by a lot of intense (and gratifying) encounters, I decided to sneak over the Pacific coastal range, and head to what is really, in heart of hearts, my town. Santa Cruz, I love thee still. Despite all the changes. I still feel relaxed and happy in Santa Cruz. (I was at Stanford in the mid-50s and ended up spending more time in SC than I did in Palo Alto.) The beaches and ocean are as beautiful as ever. There's a mellowness and laid-backedness that tells you you're south of big oh-so cultured San Francisco; SC is 15% of the distance to LA from SF, and there's about that percentage of LA fun and frolic vibes in the air. Kick back.
   I set my GPS for Half Moon Bay and went over the hills approaching coastal fog and lo and behold there were cars parked everywhere on the roadsides. I'd forgotten about the eclipse. People were out with darkened glass or other devices to view the eclipse. I had none of these, but lucked out in the fog out at the coast.
   I'm hiding out here for a couple of days, getting some writing done, going skating in the hills tonight with friends, getting some solitude to recharge.

Author Laments Having To Use Social Media, Refuses to Tweet

"…The publishing world is currently in a state of cluelessness and desperation roughly analogous to Hollywood circa 1970, when the counterculture was ascendant, musicals and epics were tanking at the box office, and the studio’s reasoning was, Let’s give some hippies a camera and a million bucks and see if they can make something The Kids’ll want to see…"
Article by By Tim Krieder in NY Times, published: May 19, 2012

Mini Books for Mini People

Is this fun! I've been walking around the Maker Faire handing out the mini Tiny Homes books (2" x 2") to kids. I search the crowds for kids with life, or light in their eyes, and hand them one. Bingo! Delight.
   This is Tristan, who came to our booth riding on his dad's shoulders. I asked dad if OK to put on blog and he said, "Sure, he's already a model for Pottery Barn.
   I also search out people who look alive, especially like surfer and skater dudes, or builders or gardeners. Everyone gets it.

Tumbleweed Tiny House a Hit at Maker Faire

There were long lines all day at Tumbleweed's tiny home. The Maker Faire (2012, San Mateo) has good vibes this year. Huge crowds, sunny skies, an instant village of creative people for 2 days. I had a great crowd for my tiny homes talk last night, doing another one tonight. The speakers before me were talking about backyard chickens and they had a sellout crowd. Who would've thought (40 years ago) that all these Whole Earth Catalog concepts would take such root today…

Mikal Jakubal's Strawbale Vault, Redway, California

Architect Bob Theis describes the structural details: "…gabions ( rock-filled heavy wire cages) as the foundation instead of concrete, and bracing his two story space with bale buttresses that are roofed over to create storage and social spaces north and south of the interior.
Heavy wire mesh on both sides of the bale walls and roof transfers the wind and earthquake loads to the foundation.…"
Above pic: http://shltr.net/MsMU99
Construction sequence: http://shltr.net/KqbHGd

Off to Maker Faire Tomorrow

This is a huge event. The orientation is science/math/robot/gizmo (Burning Man lite), but there's a corner called the Homegrown Village, where I'll be doing Tiny Homes slide shows Saturday, May 19 at 5:30 PM, Sunday, May 20 at 5 PM.
The Faire is a photographer's cornucopia.
Gen. info: http://makerfaire.com/
Homegrown Village schedule (including gardening, coffee, beekeeping, backyard chickens, etc.): http://shltr.net/KZt0jS
Cool smartphone app for event by O'Reilly: Maker Faire

Bald Eagle Closeup

Richard Yenson's home on a British Columbia island has a large eagle fresco on its exterior  (which I photographed some years ago). Richard sent us an e-mail the other day, which included this photo.
"…As I came down the stairway and walked in front of the eagle fresco I looked over and thought someone was playing a joke. There was an eagle on the ground in the same wings-extended pose as the eagle on the building and it was looking up at the building. Surely it must be stuffed! Then, as I looked on in puzzlement it blinked."
    Turns out the eagle had been wounded in some kind of a fight, and it died a day later at animal rescue center.

In Praise of Barns

I've always loved barns. Whenever I drive in the country, I seek them out. I shoot photos from the outside, and invariably, since they are seldom locked, from the inside. Many is the time I've stepped inside a barn and been stunned by the beauty. The architecture of necessity. My kind of cathedral.
   For years I've been meaning to do a book on barns, and have quite a collection of barn books. (This isn't all of them.)
   I just discovered a drop-dead book of barn photos. I read it in bed last night and ended up putting about 20 markers in on pages with beautiful photos.
   It's Hand Raised: The Barns of Montana, by Chere Justo & Christine W.Brown, with photos by Tom Ferris. It's the best barn book I've ever seen (and all these barns are in the state of Montana!). See: http://shltr.net/tomsbarns for lots of photos from the book.


LK Radio Interview in Minnesota

When I was in Minnesota, I did a radio interview in Grand Marais at radio station WTIP; this transcription just arrived. I talk about the tiny homes book, the '60s, and the new generation (20 yr olds) who are discovering the Shelter book.
  I also did a GIMME SHELTER newsletter last week, which I send out to about 600 people at erratic intervals. It's here: I'm in this 3-month promo blitz (well, blitz for me), and I feel a little odd about all the self-promo, but by golly, it's just the way things work these days. My goal is to get people to pick up the book and look at it.

Nice Little Lightweight Trailer

In Grand Marais, Minnesota last week. (I'll be going through photos from recent trips and posting them once in a while.)

I like the awning here. All v. tidy.

2 Great Old Books on Building


Recently someone told me about these 2 books and I got both of them used. How to Build Your Home in the Woods by Bradford Angier (1952) is on building a log cabin (and rustic furniture and details like door latches etc.). The Sunset Cabin Plan Book is a gem from 1938, with drawings and floor plans for very small homes. It's like the predecessor of Lester Walker's (also excellent) Tiny Houses. Check out Amazon and also Abebooks (which is often cheaper than Amazon on used books).

Banner Year Expected For Local Salmon

Janny Hu, May 6, 2012, SFGate (San Francisco Chronicle): http://shltr.net/KnjCUX
"…Now, thanks to better water management and ocean conditions, biologists are predicting that as many as 820,000 fish - the most in at least seven years - will return to spawn in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta this year.…"
It's so great when there's good news like this. Drawing is from one of my treasured books, The Fishes of Alaska, printed 1907 by the Bureau of Fisheries, US Department of Commerce and Labor. The pen and ink drawings are delicately hand tinted.

Foggy Coastal Sunset Last Night

On my way home from running last night, I nosed the truck over to a little pull-off spot on the edge of the cliff.

Anyone Have Recommendations on Hearing Aids?

I need to get one (my latest road trip proved that), but I'm reluctant to get a $2000-$3000 one because I know I'm going to forget about it and jump in the ocean or in a creek or wash my hair. I just don't have the constant presence of mind to remember to take it out when I get wet (which is often). At the other end of the price scale are $39.95 hearing aids (well, amplifiers), so I figure that there must be hearing aids in the $300-$500 zone that are in between. Anyone have any experience?

Renovated Barn on Long Island, NY


"Dear Lloyd,
…Attached are some photos of our barn that we renovated back in the seventies inspired by you and the Whole Earth Catalog. At the time there were very few books that showed do-it-yourself builders how to construct anything and perhaps that was partially the reason I started writing how-to books on building things based from my own experience.
   The staircase that you see in the photos was built from one oak tree that I cut down. The fireplace stones were carried by my wife and I up from the beach and cemented in place around a heatilator…"
   -David Stiles

"We throw most plastic things away. Most plastic lasts nearly forever."

A seminar on Long Term Thinking by the Long Now Foundation in San Francisco next week, hosted by Stewart Brand.
"Plastic is a miracle material that needs better time management.  To do that, we need to examine what plastic has been superb at and what it's lousy at.  We need to understand how its highly stable giant polymer molecules really work, and how some toxicities play out.  From there we can sort out how to get the benefits of plastic's amazing durability while reducing the harm from its convenient disposability.  The matter requires close and respectful coordination between short-term experts (businesses) and long-term experts (governments and nonprofits).
   Managing plastic well is a microcosm of managing civilization well."

Susan Freinkel is the author of Plastic: A Toxic Love Story and American Chestnut: The Life, Death, and Rebirth of a Perfect Tree.
   Seminar: "Eternal Plastic: A Toxic Love Story," Susan Freinkel, Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, 7pm, Tuesday, May 22, 7:30pm.
http://longnow.org/seminars/

Tiny Books for Tiny Persons





Loved the slideshow on Denman Island, my daughter loves the Tiny Tiny Homes book - thanks Lloyd!
http://www.facebook.com/tonygoodwin1966
Tony Goodwin

Interview of Lloyd on Boing Boing

Making Shelter Simple: An Interview with Lloyd Kahn By Avi Solomon at 1:07 pm Tuesday, May 15.
It's a pretty long interview, along with an audio track. It's nice when a journalist gets it right. Here's the beginning:
Avi Solomon: What do you see in your childhood that pointed you onto the path that your life took?
Lloyd Kahn: When I was a kid I had a little workbench with holes in it, and the holes were square or round or triangular. And you had to pick the right little piece of wood block and hammer it in with a little wooden hammer. And so I'd hammer with it, put the round dowel into the round hole, and hammer it through. And then maybe the most formative thing was when I was twelve - I helped my dad build a house. It had a concrete slab floor, and concrete block walls. And my job was shoveling sand and gravel and cement into the concrete mixer for quite a while. We'd go up there and work on weekends. One day we got the walls all finished, and we were putting a roof on the carport, and I got to go up on the roof. They gave me a canvas carpenter's belt, a hammer and nails, and I got to nail down the sheathing. And I still remember that, kneeling on the roof nailing, the smell of wood on a sunny day. And then I worked as a carpenter when I was in college, on the docks. I just always loved doing stuff with my hands.…"

Click here for the whole interview: http://boingboing.net/2012/05/15/making-shelter-simple-an-inte.html

Photo in Garden This Foggy Morning

Colors are best in the fog. I shoot collages, rather than using a wide angle lens setting, because the proportions look about right to me through a 50 or so mm lens. Click on it to enlarge.

Lloyd Talking to Tim O'Reilly

New Yorker Cartoon by Paul Karasik, May 7, 2012
Thanks to Lesley


See also:
http://shltr.net/monksbooks