“Tell the bank how you think they will screw this project up.” Read more →
IMG_2100, originally uploaded by jseiden. A photo from Ton Kiang in San Francisco a few weeks ago. I ate this meal ten years ago, and I ate it again the other night. Remarkable that it … Read more →
Vicksburg, originally uploaded by jseiden. I’m back in San Francisco today, where I had the chance to walk around my old neighborhood. It’s always strange and wonderful to come back here. The things that are … Read more →
A favorite band. My favorite people. Lovely venue. Beautiful flyer.
A quiet morning on Cape Cod. A pond hidden in the National Seashore. Hard to leave this place for another year.
Q: What do you call a guy who hangs out with musicians? A: A drummer. We like to put people into boxes–roles that are defined by simple rules. Like: a musician is someone who makes … Read more →
We are often frustrated by journalists who write about our specialties. The things that seem obvious or important to us as specialists are often missing from the coverage of topics we care deeply about. Ever … Read more →
I played a game with my niece and nephew this weekend. Actually, we played a lot of games. Isaac, 4, made things disappear by throwing them over his head. And Hazel collected green acorns in … Read more →
I spent the weekend driving between small towns in upstate New York, Vermont, and Connecticut–navigating the whole time with Google Maps and my iPhone. In the past, I would have used printed maps, and would … Read more →