Regular Life

Regular Life

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Archive for May 2008

On Guard, Scallywag

Besmirch not my mommy’s name. (click to enlarge, or walk the plank) In Tulsa last weekend, my favorite time was one cool morning playing with Benjamin in the front yard. He picked up a couple black plastic stakes advertising the lawn service Shannon’s uncle uses, and following his lead we pretended they were swords. We… (read more)

Jamie Livingston Lived

I was moved a week ago to share this, but I made myself wait. In 1979, a young man hoping to make it in the film business began taking a photo each day with his Polaroid SX-70 camera. He categorized them by date and didn’t stop until the day he died. That day came only… (read more)

Sturm und Drang (Pic of the Week)

Click to enlarge. It’s been that kind of month at work — lots of storm clouds with hope beginning to shine back through. Nothing in particular was going on; it just was busy and my schedule was unpredictable. Conventionally translated to “storm and stress,” the German phrase “Sturm und Drang” more literally means, “storm and… (read more)

Aurally Yours

If you normally spend between four and five minutes reading here, then today is your big break. You get to spend about the same amount of time listening, because I’m offering up a hodgepodge of clips that help paint a sonic portrait of what goes on in our lives. No, it isn’t just a bunch… (read more)