I took advantage of a rare opportunity to take photos of Baldwin street with no cars on it this week while they were digging it up. This beautiful yellow tree ready to drop it’s leaves hides the pure mayhem that preceded this moment, as tow trucks swooped in to clear the street of cars—making way for the asphalt chewing monster machine that stripped the top layer off the road.
I used Google and a few doodled extrapolations to discover that the world will end in 2020 when the past, present and future will all collide.
Taken during the performance by Death From Above 1979 in Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, Canada.
I Woke up to the smell of smoke the other night, Ran around the house looking for fire but finally found it 4 blocks away on Oxford street in yet another fire in Kensington Market. It must have been pretty devastating. They had been trying to put it out for a long time by the time I got there and I could still see flames coming out of the roof.
Fred Hampton Aug 30 1948 – Dec 4, 1969
Hampton, chairman of the IL Black Panther Party was killed by police as he slept in his bed 45 years ago today. He was 21. That’s Dr Benjamin Spock on the right listening to him by the way. Continue reading