The surface and beneath the surface

Gladstone’s Library

Lake District: Dove Cottage

Dove Cottage

I finally make time to visit Dove Cottage and it was closed for renovation.

Lake District: Wray Cottage

I’ve always been drawn to this house on Red Bank Road. Years later I realized it looked similar painting by Carrington.

Lake District: Elterwater to Grasmere

A nearly solitary walk from Elterwater to Grasmere.

Lake District: Langdale Pikes

721 Congress Ave

Difference is not Deformity


La Estancia San Gregorio, Chile. 2015-03-18

Protected: Oscars Kerfuffle

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UX: WeWork

Designing corporate culture through architecture, physical and social.


Experimenting with photos, albums, and galleries.

Women Work: Computer Programmers

The explicit discrimination in seeking a corporate “culture fit”.

Sorting Books

If you love it, keep it. If you don’t, don’t. Make room for the things you love.

Protected: New Year, New Experiment

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Distinctions: Squash vs Quash

Words: Squash vs Quash You squash bugs. You quash rumors. ———— Change: “The about-to-launch campaign was also squashed by Mayor Boris Johnson.” ———— Technically squash can be used in place of quash (to put an end to; suppress). But isn’t it nicer to make the distinction?