Julia Morgan, FAIA, 2014 AIA Gold Medal Nomination Magazine

After a year of hard work, the Julia Morgan 2014 Gold Medal Nomination Magazine as available on Blurb.com. This magazine is a good overall introduction to Julia's work.  It includes text written by all the leading authorities on Julia Morgan. Including new insights to her work. Enjoy. http://blur.by/1yAK8Fi


Celebrating – Julia Morgan, FAIA, 2014 Gold Medal Recipient


Julia Morgan winner of 2014 AIA Gold Medal!

On June 28, 2014 Julia Morgan became the first woman in the 144 year history of the AIA to receive the Gold Medal. The medal, which is solid gold was accepted by Julia Morgan's great niece North and her great grand niece Lauren Woodland. The honor was met with a standing ovation from her peers. … Continue reading Julia Morgan winner of 2014 AIA Gold Medal!

Respect Tropical Reefs

May 26 - Respect Tropical Reefs A refuge for prey, lair for predators, shelter, nursery, food sources, and spawning ground-coral carries out a multitude of functions. Despite its appearance it is not an inert mineral but alive and growing extremely slowly. It takes coral a year to grow 3 to 4 inches, and it may … Continue reading Respect Tropical Reefs

The Fabulous Gloria Swanson

http://youtu.be/zIcC8YJrevQ Oh Gloria! I understand. More on that later....Entyway.... from one of my favorite kooky movies, the lovely Gloria Swanson in Sunset Boulevard.

Stop it!

http://youtu.be/Ow0lr63y4Mw I have to post this every once in a while to remind myself.

Fire and Ice

We made love by night-lite. With masks, We watched ourselves In the mirror As we morphed into creatures. You, the Leopard King I, the Ice Princess, Voodoo and rhythm building. The drumming of our hearts in the background, We crescendo And move into the light.

Masters of the Internet

http://youtu.be/lZA6njlHFZ0 Marc Ribot with Ceramic Dog. I love that name.

Hunky Jesus

Next year, if I'm around in San Francisco, it's definitely the Hunky Jesus Pageant on Easter Sunday!

Michael Sandel!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18IHldzt6bU He is one of my heroes! He's a professor at Harvard and has his entire course on Justice available on youtube! That rocks.