i think sometime soon i’m just going to have to lay down the duckets and go to japan. otherwise, how can i expect to understand their desire to pay $200 for a melon, much less $6000. (h/t kottke)
jonathan might be interested to know his missing lighthouse is now in San Francisco. Tricky tricky, Mr. Coast Guard.
paul fusco’s photographs of the Americans watching the train taking the remains of RFK from New York to Washington for burial are beautiful. on the NYTimes website, he narrates a 4-minute presentation of some of the best, and it is beautiful, too.