Category Archives: Travel

Not here, there.

Public Art

Thinking about Design A WELCOME CYPHER Budapest. An ordinary subway platform. Folks around me are rushing for the train, fussing about money and time, brains looping with the usual worries. I’m a tourist standing among them, wondering about signage and … Continue reading

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The Pants

Thinking about Design A TITAN’S LOWER HALF I’m with Nicolai Ouroussoff. It’s a masterpiece. They call it “The Pants” in Beijing. A five-year-old gets why. From the ground it looks like the bottom half of a Lego Transformer. Those are … Continue reading

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What I Did for Love

Thinking about the Performing Arts TO OPERA AND BEYOND Our topic: pilgrimage. Yesterday, two worlds made a pilgrimage to the same plaza in San Francisco. It’s a heck of a place, Civic Center. City Hall on one side, the War … Continue reading

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Go!

Thinking about our Great Wide World CHINA. NOW. YES. I’m back from an incredible trip to the Peoples Republic of China. Or, really, I should say, from visiting two big cities in two different Chinese provinces. (It’s a big place, … Continue reading

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It’s the Little Things You Do Together

Thinking about our Great Wide World SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH… Okay. You launch a blog. You run off to the other end of the world. Literally. I’m absorbing so much so fast, it’s hard to post anything yet. But … Continue reading

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