Posts from the ‘photo essay’ category

Postcard from Medellín: A Big WUF for Urban Equity

“Is this your first WUF?” is a question commonly asked at the World Urban Forum, a gathering for, by, and about city people that was first…

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I went down to the demonstration, to get my fair share of pipeline truth

Rally against Keystone XL pipeline outside the US State Department Office at 1 Market St. in San Francisco, February 3rd, 2014. Yesterday saw an unprecedented mobilization…

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A solstice message from ancient roots

It is quite puzzling that cultures across much of the northern hemisphere have chosen the season when the earth’s tilt provides for much darkness and quiet…

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How I Learned to Stop Wasting and Love the Trash

Each year, Americans generate 389.5 million tons of municipal solid waste, 69 percent of which gets landfilled. As Edward Humes breaks it down in his eye-opening…

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President Obama comes to San Francisco Jazz Center, Climate Activists sing him a song

President Obama came to San Francisco today for a Democratic National Committee fundraiser at the SFJazz Center – and a couple hundred of climate activists welcomed…

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Biking the Solar Roofs of Southern Germany, to See the Change You Wish to Be

My mom and stepdad live in a small village between Lindau and Wangen in the Allgäu region of South Germany, not far from the Swiss and…

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Sunday Streets SF: Love me Tenderloin Edition

Two weekends ago, San Francisco’s migrating street party known as Sunday Streets found itself a warm spot right smack in the middle of the city’s Tenderloin…

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The bio I never planned to write…

In 2009, after 13 years of wordsmithing and playing in a rock & roll band accompanied by a series of eclectic day jobs, I set out…

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“They’re making art out of recycled crap!”

The Art of Recology: The Artist in Residence Program 1990-2013 San Francisco Airport Museum, March – October 2013 United Terminal 3 (exhibition viewable by ticketed passengers)…

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“Real Mormons Love Everyone!” – SF Gay Pride 2013, Photo Feast

You know you’ve come a long way in the fight for equality when the people you come across at the Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco…

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