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Gregory Han

Trails and Tribulations

The Great Mushroom Bloom of Winter 2016/17

By On January 15, 2017

It’s been many years since we’ve seen a mushroom discovery and foraging season like this one, an unexpectedly wet La Niña winter that has made up for last year’s vastly disappointing and… Read More

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We Won’t Stay Young For Long

By On January 9, 2017

Five favorites on constant rotation. It’s a lo-fi dream pop sorta week…… Read More

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Ascent /// Descent

By On January 6, 2017

A gauze wall of sound with a feather of vocals floating overhead, all set within the Philip Johnson Glass House? Count me entranced. From Julianna Barwick‘s upcoming third full-length, Will. Recorded in Lisbon, Portugal and Asheville,… Read More

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The Leftovers of 2016

By On January 4, 2017

With the conclusion of Inner Vision for The Wirecutter now a done deal – concluding a most satisfying 2 1/2 year run – I still find myself with countless stories, videos, tips, tricks, and… Read More

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Hawaii, Oahu 2016

By On December 15, 2016

The Kaniakapupu, King Kamehameha III Summer Palace Ruins is listed as closed, but nosy-inquiring minds needed to know, so we braved dense overgrowth and a relentless squadron of mosquitoes to discover what’s… Read More

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A Dubai Shipyard

By On October 25, 2016

    A fascinating corner of Dubai where the modernity of its image gives way to the practicality of the past. Thanks to my friend Roger Fleming for suggesting this to me.… Read More

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The Wondrous Woodwork Yen Jui-Lin

By On August 3, 2016

Yen Jui-Lin is a wood-making artist from Taiwan with that keen eye for what makes a dead piece of wood seem alive. Wondrous!… Read More

Trails and Tribulations

Amongst the Oaks of Hondo Canyon Trail

By On February 21, 2016

We were hoping the recent rainstorm had dumped enough precipitation to awaken the mycelium to fruit along the Hondo Trail in Topanga Canyon this weekend (a very pleasant incline hike that takes… Read More

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Man, Dig Those Crazy Los Angeles Postcards

By On February 3, 2016

Over at AHBE Lab, landscape architect Gary Lai documents the history and current commuter’s quagmire known as the Los Angeles freeway system. In the process of researching and editing Gary’s piece, I discovered a… Read More

Domesticus Insulae

The Tiny Tool Shed Backyard Escape Project

By On January 5, 2016

So pleased Jaime picked my shed project for Design Milk as one of her favorite posts of 2015. Looking toward 2016 I have a great many more ideas for upgrading the space, inside and… Read More