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The Woes and Tribulations of the San Gabriel Valley Transit Authority

[updated] So, according to the LA Times [via LA Observed], today Sheriffs were out conducting searches of the premises of the SGV Transit Authority, as well as homes of four of its board members. Yosuf “Yo” Maiwandi, founder of the SGVTA and owner of a mechanic’s shop here in town out of which it runs, […]

post to the future

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Cool equipment!

This is somewhat of a demonstration to a friend (Hey, here’s how WordPress works). But it’s also a demo of foto uploading. So here’s a foto. It’s my new field recorder. Compact. waterproof. slick. Archos Gmini in a SoundProfessionals-custom Otterbox case with a custom pre-amp and a set of single point stereo microphones.

Quote(s) of the Day: On Making Art

Earlier this week, I received a couple of books from my Bro-ski, one of which is Art & Fear. Have read just a few pages. The book is concise and wise. Here are three short excerpts. “In large measure, becoming an artist consists of learning to accept yourself, which makes your work personal, and in […]

There should be a word for this

This action– so common, should have a verb to describe it: the picking up of a stack of loose sheets of paper, the action of tapping sheets of paper on desk or table to straighten them all out. I see it, I do it, I hear it. I hope that you, reading it, also see […]