latest libeskind & buff bikers

I visited the brand new Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco yesterday. Nicely done. (So much nicer than Libeskind’s Toronto ROM addition…. what a relief!). Great William Steig collection. And a “yod” room – what a delight! …. they’ve started to get some hebrew letter musical presentations together. Interesting concept. It would be fun to […]

By |June 8th, 2008|Inspiration, Jewish + Judaica, Out + about|0 Comments

jacques brel is alive and well & living in marin

I just saw the most wonderful performance of Jacques Brel is Alive & Well and Living in Paris at the Marin Theater Company, in Mill Valley. I highly recommend this fantastic production. The singers/actors did a fantastic job of conveying the depth of emotion inherent in Brel’s songs, in virtuoso performances.

Since this is a design-oriented […]

By |May 29th, 2008|Out + about|0 Comments

more images from israel

By |May 16th, 2008|Inspiration, Out + about|0 Comments

cool graphics from 1948

I’ve just returned from travelling in Israel …. and have started to post travel journal entries at http://elleninisrael.wordpress.com/. I have alot to fill in there, but in the meantime, that’s some of what I’m up to. Photos from the trip can be seen at http://picasaweb.google.com/eftobe/May08Trip. I think it’s best to view as a slide show […]

By |May 15th, 2008|Inspiration, Out + about|0 Comments

jerky drinking water & new age beverage mixers

I love the availability of the phone camera. maybe one of these days I’ll get myself an iphone or ipod touch … for better quality and ease of uploading. In the meantime, I had fun on recent trip to San Diego…. this one was taken at Ralph’s in Pacific Beach…. I was surprised to find […]

By |April 3rd, 2008|Out + about|0 Comments