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Chasing Alexander Calder

Joe Mabel [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Many frequent travelers I know have certain rituals or routines that punctuate their trips.  Two different friends have each amassed a large collection of Starbucks city mugs.  Others collect snowglobes or Hard Rock Café pins.  I collect Alexander Calder. Its not (for the most part) a physical collection – although I do own two handsigned epreuve d’artist…

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Bay Bridge Lights Coming Down

The popular LED Bay Bridge lights in San Francisco will be coming down on Friday, according to The Bold Italic. Originally intended to be a temporary installation to honor the redesign of the bridge, the lighted bridge has become a new background for iconic photos of San Francisco.  As such, a not-for-profit group has raised money…

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Visit NYC, Sex and the City Style

Image: HBO

Sex and the City may have finished its HBO run over a decade ago – and hopefully its movie reincarnation after a train wreck of a romp through the United Arab Emirates a few years later (they got the designer obsessions correct at least, even if they did stomp on the culture in the process!) And yet…

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