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Photo showing neon sign at Saenger Theater in Biloxi (MS)

Biloxi bling

My day job often takes me to new places — I’m a public transportation researcher and policy analyst — and I was in Biloxi, Mississippi, for conference about transit technology a couple of weeks ago. In between meetings I had a chance to check out the city’s fledgling arts district, and had two destinations on […]

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City lights: Making a photo book

The other day I found an email in my inbox telling me that I had only three days left to redeem my coupon for a free photo book at Shutterfly. I’m still not sure what I clicked, bought, or said to get the offer, but I hate to waste a freebie. So off to Shutterfly […]

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Collection of photos from Red Nickel

What happened to the summer?

Today is Labor Day, which closes the book on what turned out to be a rough summer for art fairs. I had to cancel my participation at the Coolidge Corner Arts Festival — long one of my favorite events — because of torrential rains and I bowed out of my SoWa July date because of […]

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Photo of neon sign with palm treets

Neon in New York

I ran across a pretty interesting blog the other day called New York Neon. The blog is one component of a larger book project, where Thomas E. Rinaldi records the history of the glowing signs that used to dominate New York City’s streetscape. The blog is packed with technical details about individual signs — both […]

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Three clock magnets

Talking about magnets

So if you’ve seen my work or have been reading this blog, you know that I make refrigerator magnets from my original photographs and sell them at art fairs and on Etsy.  My alphabet magnets display individual letters from neon (and other electric) signs so you can display your name, your children’s names, your initials, […]

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Detail of alphabet magnets

A new blog for the new year

A new blog for the new year.  Why not?  Quite unexpectedly, 2011 turned out to be the year of the magnet.  Although I have been making fridge magnets from my photographs for about five years now, the addition of alphabet magnets really clicked. The idea came to me at an otherwise unremarkable – actually quite […]

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