I am Jin. This blog is a scrapbook of shiny things. I live in San Francisco. Reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org. My portfolio is here and the Tumblr I play around in is here. I also started Dual City, a project tracking gentrification and housing issues in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Bryan has released LPV 7, which is the last issue for the indefinite future. I was lucky enough to get this piece of writing in. I’m reproducing it here in all its tropical glory. Thanks to Bryan for the chance and the kind words, and thanks to Wayne for laying it out! I find myself […]
At sunset, crossed Truckee Lake on the ice and came to the spot where we had been told we should find the emigrants. We looked all around but no living thing except ourselves was in sight and we thought that all must have perished. We raised a loud halloo and then we saw a woman […]
Reagan for President posters from 1980 and 1984 (Part I: California Sublime, Part II: Desert Requiem) I heard the phrase “Redwood Curtain” for the first time in Arizona. Coincidentally, Maria’s daughter had just finished a half-year internship at Redwoods National Park north of the Bay and she explained that the curtain refers to the […]
Chris Floyd (Part I: California Sublime) The Desert Border Last September I drove out to Tucson to scout out the issue and rode along with Maria and her daughter as they drove along the backroads around the Arizona-Mexico border. Maria belongs to a volunteer non-profit organization called the Samaritans, who ride out with medical supplies […]
The Mountains Declare His Glory, Thomas Kinkade “After completing my recent plein air study of Yosemite Valley, the mountains majesty refused to leave me,” Kinkade wrote in June 2000 on his web site. “When my family wandered through the national park visitor center, I discovered a key to my fantasy – a recreation of a […]