Category Archives: who knew

IONTW – March 25, 2018

and speaking of birds… Iggy Pop has a cockatoo. and it has an Instagram! who knew? the internets knows! the power of social media to identify Unidentified. how have I never heard of The Pop-Up Lady?! Her website could keep … Continue reading

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Mt. Sutro

Between two houses on Stanyan Street in San Francisco we took a set of stairs and suddenly found ourselves in a forest! We followed a trail that wound around beneath a canopy of eucalyptus, eventually popping out in a meadow … Continue reading

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IONTW – February 25, 2018

Artist Iman Joy El Shami-Mader is on a mission to illustrate all the world’s mythical beasts! Who knew paper could do that? Origami tessellations and kusudamas! Then a round-up of paper folding books by Helen Hiebert. New letterpress booklet of … Continue reading

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Wind Harp

Tucked into – well, to the extent a 94 foot tall metal sculpture can be tucked into – a light industrial neighborhood now mostly hosting Genentech facilities, the sculpture formerly known as the Cabot Cabot Forbes Tower rises from a … Continue reading

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IONTW – November 5, 2017

Open Studios continue today at The Studio Santa Rosa (11 am – 5 pm) and 33Arts (noon – 5 pm), 3840 Finley Ave, Santa Rosa – the old Santa Rosa Naval Air Station (who knew?!) Clothing imitates art – made, … Continue reading

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IONTW – September 3, 2017

OK, I’m a little late to the party on it being the two-hundredth anniversary of Henry David Thoreau’s birth (July 12, 1817), but here’s a neat photo of Thoreau’s journal covers, and a lovely book from St. Brigid Press: A … Continue reading

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ephemera

According to Merriam-Webster, ephemera are things that are important or useful for only a short time : items that were not meant to have lasting value. And yet, there are Ephemera Societies! What?! In fact, the Ephemera Society of America … Continue reading

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