I want to live so densely, lush and slow in the next few years, that a year becomes ten years, and my past becomes only a page in the book of my life.
— Nayyirah Waheed  (via oldtimefriend)

Meandering through the Venice walk streets.

bastisRIKE blanket featured on a stunning, freshly discovered blog, Beeldsteil. Photo credit Studio Oink.

I finally completed a fascinating, enduring book on mushrooms recently titled Chantrelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares from a favorite bookstore of mine, Powells in Portland. I recommend it for anyone seeking the history behind mycophilia. 

You can only lose what you cling to.

Photo by Keith Ladzinski.

Fig, pork belly and blue cheese crème fraîche from one of my most favorite spaces in Los Angeles, Superba Food and Bread.