My latest piece, “The Unexpected Joy of the Mismatch” went live on the delightful Cause a Frockus blog. Always so fun to start writing and realize how everything is connected. My audio vignette about my little spot on a hill outside Tulsa was Cowbird’s Story of the Day last Saturday. So honored that people love
“One Hour Photo” is a new photography app for iPhone. The idea is simple (and I must admit I scoffed at it at first): You take pictures with the app, which has virtually no settings at all (it’s very much like shooting with a disposable camera or something). The screen turns white for a
Two years ago, while riding a city bus in Tulsa, I had a thought. I’d been riding the bus off and on for a while. The service itself was really great — the buses ran on time, were generally clean, affordable, the drivers friendly. I was, however, consistently frustrated by basically every element of the graphics,
After being back under the Texas sun for a couple of weeks now, I’ve had time to mentally catch up after my amazing whirlwind of a trip two weeks ago. It also occurs to me that it all happened so quickly that I didn’t really get a chance to share (in any detail at least) what I was even doing on the road. Here’s my attempt to reconcile that.
Tuesday I spent time standing next to the ocean, listening to and recording sea birds and waves crashing on the shore. I drank good coffee, sketched storyboards for scenes, and attended a poetry slam. There was also lots of really, really good food. Portland, Maine is pretty amazing.
This week I’m tagging along with the amazingly talented Lauren Zuniga on the final leg of her tour throughout the Northeast and filming a short documentary. We had breakfast this morning at a giant wooden table at a coffeeshop in Lawrence, Massachusetts, among what I could only describe as a sort of industrial ruin. I’ve been in