Mighty Life List
Feb 5 2008


, originally uploaded by MaggieMason.

Me: More?
Melissa: What else is there?
Me: In my day, clogs were enough. We knew who we were.
Melissa: You walk in, and it’s something random. Like puppies.
Me: And lightbulbs. Clogs, puppies and lightbulbs. It’s not intuitive, but it really works out.
Melissa: People love it!
Me: I’m telling you, we cannot keep the puppies in stock.

Jan 1 2008

Buenos Aires 12/07

Dec 26 2007

Christams in Argentina

Dec 25 2007

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!, originally uploaded by MaggieMason.

This is Santiago Francisco Jesus Mason de Necito Vega. He’s our excellent Christmas bush.

Dec 4 2007

What Big Ears He Has

What Big Ears He Has, originally uploaded by MaggieMason.

Halloween in December! My friend Margaret Stewart sent us this photo, and she had the only shots of our family Halloween costumes. I’m Little Red Riding Hood, Bryan’s Grandma, and Hank is the Big Bad Wolf.

Nov 21 2007


I find myself oddly in love with Detroit. I didn’t know much about it before we left, but it turns out to be kind of magically empty. There are people everywhere, just not as many as you expect to see given the infrastructure. All these gorgeous buildings are being left to themselves, like giant, crazy-expensive sculptures. Plus there’s all this amazing modernist architecture going for a song. It feels like it’s on the verge of a thousand artists descending and making it a freaky creative wonderland. Anyway, I didn’t have much time to go on photo safari, but here are a few shots I got. If you’re looking for shots of Melissa and her crew, they’re on Flickr.

Nov 16 2007

Michigan Buys

Melissa and I went shopping. It was so much fun that I think I’m flying home a little broken. Anyway, we have many more purchases to show you. Just you wait. In the meantime, here are my finds: