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Good To Know

Posted on May 7th, 2014, by Petra

Whatever It Is…

Posted on August 11th, 2013, by Petra

…how can a common honey bee compete with this humongous flying fortress?

Pretty Coins

Posted on June 10th, 2013, by Petra

Dollar coins. Very convenient for the new parking meters and much prettier than dollar bills.

They’re Not Dead

Posted on April 25th, 2013, by Petra

They’re just sleeping. One day they will be on the road again, perfectly restored and stunning in their finned splendor.

Iconic Images

Posted on April 8th, 2013, by Petra

Stanley Kubrick / LACMA 11/01/2012 – 06/30/2013 A Clockwork Orange (1971) 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) The Shining (1980)


Posted on November 15th, 2011, by Petra

Or just trying too hard?


Posted on October 8th, 2011, by Petra

Or: Season Opener, 10/5/2011. The first rain, one day later than last year.


Posted on September 4th, 2011, by Petra

Dorothy, I found your shoes! And yes, we are not in Kansas.

The Secrets Of Europe

Posted on June 7th, 2011, by Petra

Nobody knows whether it was a (mild) earthquake or a cat – one morning our favorite teapot was broken. We found a replacement, carried it home, made some tea in it and discovered that it was one of those pots: Beautiful to look at in its round and sturdy teapot-ness and dripping at the spout. […]


Posted on January 26th, 2011, by Petra

From cast to a boot, fit for Frankenstein’s monster: This is progress indeed. Now for four more weeks with this contraption.