details, lightbulbs

Posted on Apr 18, 2011 in architecture, Atlanta, buildings, interiors, urbanism | One Comment

I wake up in the morning. It is 7:01 though the clock reads 7:11. I know it is 7:01 because Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne just told me. I gave up waking to the harpy screech of the alarm clock buzzer years ago, preferring to wake slowly to news of war, labor strikes, and my ...

shanghai pajamas

Posted on Jun 29, 2010 in bicycling, people, transportation, urbanism | 2 Comments

There is a small but strong pajama-wearing culture in Shanghai — wherever and whenever they want. They don’t care what you think, or how taboo it may be wherever you are from. Pajamas are comfortable and lightweight and efficient. No need to expend that energy in order to change all those clothes. The American in ...