. . . they are right.

(I’d add “all the time.” And I’m including myself. From Stefan Sagmeister’s The Happy Show, at the Chicago Cultural Center) Advertisements

thinks . . .

(from Stefan Sagmeister’s The Happy Show, at the Chicago Cultural Center)

bell, san francisco zen center

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shedding layers

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Density

What does density do? through proximity to others, it enables community, relationships, belonging, connection, creativity and possibilities. It can also bring about tension, relationships (unwanted), loneliness and ennui. Throughout human history, however, the benefits have outweighed the negatives.

Spalling

Spalling is what happens when concrete flakes off and crumbles from a structure, leaving reinforcing members exposed and vulnerable. This is at the ruins of the Sutro Baths near Lands End in San Francisco. The large building housing the baths burned down in the 1960s, but the foundation remains, in a state of decay.