"YOUVE GOT TO BE QUIET INSIDE TO DO
THAT KIND OF PHOTOGRAPHY
IT'S VERY EASY TO "PHOTOGRAPH"
INANIMATE OBJECTS'- LIKE OTHER PEOPLE
BUT : TURN THE LENS RIGHT IN ON
THE VERY STUFF YOURE HIDING IN
SHOOT THE CAMERA THIS WAY!
VERY POWERFUL STUFF!
SO ALL I CAN DO ALL THE TIME IS TO
COOL MYSELF OUT
THAT'S ALL I'M DOING - NOTHING BUT
IF SOMEBODY SAYS : WHAT DO YOU DO, MAN?
I SAY : I DO SADHANA
SURE, BUT DON'T YOU LECTURE?
SURE, LECTURING HAPPENS BUT
I'M DOING MY SADHANA
THIS TRIP IS HELPING ME GET FREE OF MY EGO.
BECAUSE: IF I GET FREE OF MY EGO
WE ALL GET FREE OF OUR EGO
BECAUSE: THAT'S THE WAY THE TRIP WORKS
BECAUSE: WE'RE ALL THE SAME BEING AND
THAT'S THE PROBLEM- WE CAN ONLY MOVE AS
FAST AS WE ALL CAN MOVE..
YOU CAN HEAR THIS MESSAGE ONLY AS PURELY AS
I AM PURE. THAT'S THE WAY IT BOILS DOWN-
I CAN RESONATE WITH YOU IN THE HIGHEST PLACE
SO : I CAN DO NOTHING FOR YOU BUT
WORK ON MYSELF....
YOU CAN DO NOTHING FOR…
I am lucky enough to be surrounded by vintage objects daily. I'm privileged in that way. I caught a good break having a job I adore, with people I adore.
I am always secretly hoping to stumble on under appreciated treasure for my enjoyment when I am out and about. Like tap shoes in my size, for instance.
Recently I had the greatest pleasure in venturing to Davenport, Iowa. First stop, Trash Can Annie's. Conveniently and lucky for us, Ragged Records, a record store, is contained within the same building. Let that soak in. Vintage clothes and records...vintage clothes and records. Give yourself hours. I mean it.
With Annie's comes one of my favorite ladies in the world, who I am honored to say, I kiss smack on the lips with, a dear heart, Laura Heath.
She is not in these pictures as much as I would have liked. She was too busy teaching curious people about the objects in the store. Almost all of the clothes are individually tagged, often with year, or a note, and the siz…