Fichier Origine

It was when I came upon “C-l-o-u…” that I hit the motherlode — all 6 mentions of Cloutier matched names and dates in the Long pedigree index provided by my sister. And while the index is literally long, the name comes from my mother,

Fichier Origine

It was when I came upon “C-l-o-u…” that I hit the motherlode — all 6 mentions of Cloutier matched names and dates in the Long pedigree index provided by my sister. And while the index is literally long, the name comes from my mother,

Paris

A day like any other: feed the cat; a boy ready for school; work in the apartment. A trip to the grocery. On the way to the grocery, the french flag in the Place de Clichy caught the light in an uncommon way. It’s 2

Paris

A day like any other: feed the cat; a boy ready for school; work in the apartment. A trip to the grocery. On the way to the grocery, the french flag in the Place de Clichy caught the light in an uncommon way. It’s 2

Scurvy!

As I walked down the street the sign in the distance puzzled me. What kind of business is named Scurvy’s?  Only further down the block did the bright yellow script come into sharper focus. Sunny’s it said. The mind reels. 

Scurvy!

As I walked down the street the sign in the distance puzzled me. What kind of business is named Scurvy’s?  Only further down the block did the bright yellow script come into sharper focus. Sunny’s it said. The mind reels. 

The beachcomber

We’re walking along an urban pocket beach on the north side of Chicago. Lake Michigan is large and cool behind us when I really notice the stones. If the boy’s mother were here, she would beachcomb for the one — a souvenir of this place. I try to emulate her

The beachcomber

We’re walking along an urban pocket beach on the north side of Chicago. Lake Michigan is large and cool behind us when I really notice the stones. If the boy’s mother were here, she would beachcomb for the one — a souvenir of this place. I try to emulate her

Cousin Sit

Alternatively: Wookie Lounge. Via > British Designers Pay Homage to Robin Day’s Mid Century Reclining Chair | 2Modern Blog.

Cousin Sit

Alternatively: Wookie Lounge. Via > British Designers Pay Homage to Robin Day’s Mid Century Reclining Chair | 2Modern Blog.

The three tine fork

Above all else, I am a functionalist — a pragmatist. I’ve had my design missteps over the years, including that which draws continued needling from my wife when proposed design solutions do not adequately address functionality. That long gone folly still delivers a tiny

The three tine fork

Above all else, I am a functionalist — a pragmatist. I’ve had my design missteps over the years, including that which draws continued needling from my wife when proposed design solutions do not adequately address functionality. That long gone folly still delivers a tiny