Writers, artists and other creatives seek unique ways of expressing themselves. There's only one Hunter S. Thompson, for example. Only one Shakespeare. Probably. Only one Georgia O'Keefe. If you like creatives who push the envelope, you'll love The Museum of Contemporary Native Arts of Santa Fe. . . .
There are few things I like better than a good historical costume exhibition. Saw a great fashion exhibit in London. It reminded me of something I saw in NYC in May but haven't posted. Punk fashion. While it's jarring to think that punk fashion is now historical, I was forced to confront that . . .
The sign said this is a portable harpsichord. My husband narrowed his eyes. "Portable has a different meaning when you have 250 servants," he observed. True, dat. As if we need a reminder that war is absolutely stupid and never solved anything. Just saying. M. reminded me that cherubs . . .
Fashion, especially women's fashion, can instantly bring me back in time to scenes I remember from historical books or movies. Maybe it's Gone with the Wind. Or Jane Austen. For me, nothing is as redolent of a time and place than women's fashion, and the fashion exhibit at the Victoria & Albert . . .
Well, of course, you're probably wondering why I'm starting my post off with a photograph of the purser in the aisle of our United 777 aircraft. That's because, as we waited on the runway to take off, he had the honor of telling us there was a "passenger issue" and we needed to return to the . . .
This seems to be my season to encounter toilet scenes. What I love about this toilet I saw at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art is just that: it's part of a punk fashion exhibition, a historical look at lifestyle. And it perfectly evokes the era and the situation. Those in the know say . . .
There are some museum exhibitions most straight guys just don't want to see and in recognition of this, I made plans to see a couple of more girly offerings with a woman friend who lives in San Francisco and, who, like me, is also a member of the two San Francisco Fine Arts Museums.Armed with my . . .
For decades, most of us "elders" have come along with the tech revolution every step of the way. Remember when 200 megabytes was a huge amount of storage? Those huge CPU towers? DOS?If you're too young to remember those days, you might find a look at "the old days" interesting and maybe even a . . .
I live in a place where slide rule tie clasps are consideredworthy museum pieces.I admit it.And maybe I'm just a little bit proud of it.Because Silicon Valley has always rocked in its owngeeky way and still does.When several Floridians asked me last month if Silicon Valley had gone bust,I was taken . . .