It’s always an eventful night when you go out to buy a six-pack and end up watching the Nets game at an underground gambling den.

Roslyn- Bon Iver & St. Vincent

I was broken up with while in a diner in Roslyn, once.


In the last week, I’ve been approached by 3 people to commission portraits.

Based on them seeing my architectural documentary work.

You are not a building. Go home.


Stahp, I want to go home

My other favorite city.

(Source: englishsnow)

2am, the upstairs bar, belltown.

"I’m buying a Subaru."

You’re finally getting a car. What’s the special occasion?

"I’m quitting my job. Ian, I’m miserable. I’m not accomplishing anything. I gave up my dream job to move out here and thought I’d just get by working at a hotel."

I did the same thing when I moved here.

"What’d you do?"

One day, I decided to quit. And the rest sort of fell into place. I thought I’d take a train across the country, but then school happened. Maybe this summer.

"I think I’m going to go on a road trip. Finally see Yellowstone. I’ve always wanted to see Colorado. Maybe go back to Minnesota for a bit. You know what Ian, let’s do it."


"Yeah. Just drive."

I guess we’re driving to minnesota this summer.

I got the “big envelope,” or at least the email equivalent of it.
I’m officially starting in the masters program at UW in October after a year as a non-matriculated student.
Or, as my friends (who just treated me to wine here in San Francisco) say, I will be an architecture master.


Kehinde Wiley’s paintings often blur the boundaries between traditional and contemporary modes of representation. Rendered in a realistic mode–while making references to specific Old Master paintings–Wiley creates a fusion of period styles, ranging from French Rococo, Islamic architecture and West African textile design to urban hip hop and the “Sea Foam Green” of a Martha Stewart Interiors color swatch. Wiley’s slightly larger than life size figures are depicted in a heroic manner, as their poses connote power and spiritual awakening. Wiley’s portrayal of masculinity is filtered through these poses of power and spirituality.

One of Wiley’s portraits is in the Rococo gallery at the Seattle Art Museum as a counterpoint to the traditional style. It’s one of my favorites.

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Gotta pay the troll toll.

Dr. Dog Heart It Races (by gamelodge)

I keep hearing this song in bookstores and coffee shops, and always figured it was Dr. Dog, but couldn’t ever find it in their discography.
they closed their set last night with it, vindicating my suspicions.