Details from the Ship

Taking a sail on the Privateer Lynx tomorrow afternoon. I visited the ship where it’s docked, in the Savannah River right on River Street. I spoke with several of the crew, and took a few photos. I liked this one.

Vivian Maier Stole My Heart

Chris Bertram of Crooked Timber posted a link that has captivated me. I’m almost reluctant to add to the hype, but the story is so unusual, and the pictures so good, that I think I’ll overcome that. In brief, then: Chicago is about to see the first exhibition of the photography of Vivian Maier, a […]

Timothy McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: McSweeney’s Recommends

I went googling for something or other and one of the links was to this. Timothy McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: McSweeney’s Recommends. I regained my sense of time after several minutes, and had only scrolled about a third of the page. This is a huge list of podcasts, books, movies, foods, music, experiences, and ideas. You’ll […]