The owner of this home that was numbers built I’m the 1600s invited me in to look around at the renovation.
As the blocks on the corner and the door jamb and lintel show, it was not only the Church that disassembled the Mayan cities.
A guide told me that oftentimes these renovations find stones with Mayan glyphs on the hidden side.
Using classical buildings as quarries has happened throughout the world. The Great Wall, the Pyramids of Giza, the Parthenon, and the Coliseum, and countless others have been used by successors to build newer cities.
- SF Chronicle’s Marijuana Section March 18, 2018Today’s Sunday paper has a 32 page magazine dedicated to marijuana. Printed on polished newsprint, the magazine covers the heath effects, the consumption, sale, and cultivation of the ‘Yerba Buena.’It’s ads: are quite expensive-looking. In a time of shrinking newspaper … Continue reading →
- ABC Scrap Books March 15, 2018A few years ago I went to New York City for my daughter Aurora’s graduation from NYU and during my stay in there I created this alphabet of collected images. (the ‘C’ is a link of chain, not dog feces, honest) … Continue reading →
- Stephen Hawking, science’s brightest star, dies aged 76 March 14, 2018I am very proud of the letter I got back from Dr Hawking when I sent him a copy of my black velvet portrait of him: He once said: “It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t … Continue reading →
- Haight & Clayton Sidewalk Art February 14, 2018Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
- Falcon Heavy Test Flight: A Momentous Event February 7, 2018The world’s newest, most powerful rocket in decades has reached space. It took a few weather delays Tuesday, but the private space company SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon Heavy rocket from the Kennedy Space Center. Watch the video of the launch at the … Continue reading →
- Don’t Look Down! 5 January 21, 2018More vertically exciting images, .gifs, and this video: Some of these made my heart pound a bit: I generally don’t include rock climbers or parachutists because they usually have safety equipment on and are safe. It’s the free climbers and … Continue reading →
- Do you think he knows they’re all socialists? January 13, 2018Does he know they're all socialists? Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
- The Couple Who Designed The American Dream: Dorothy And Otis Shepherd – Flashbak January 10, 2018This is an amazing post over on Flashbak. I could not improve on it so I’m just suggesting you go and check it out there. Their impact on American design was phenomenal! (I have reversed the order of the wording … Continue reading →
- Jewish Britain on Film January 1, 2018If you’re in the UK or have a VPN like Hola click on images to watch the films This collection uncovers insights, injustices and hidden histories across a century of Jewish life on British screens. It brings together documentary and … Continue reading →
- Moschino “Cape Sheer Overlay” Cocktail/Party January 1, 2018A bit late for this holiday season, alas. The Moschino “dry cleaning cape overlay dress” by Jeremy Scott is a bargain at $735.00! Unfortunately, the website reports it as out of stock. This dress showcases the brand’s economical Fall/17 runway theme … Continue reading →
- SF Chronicle’s Marijuana Section March 18, 2018
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