If Not Now, When?

If not us, then who?

If not together, then how?  

A phrase adapted from the famous quote from Hillel, “If I am not for myself who is for me? And being for my own self, what am ‘I’? And if not now, when?”

I happen to like the adaptation better than the original.  

Vines and Things

This is the 8th of nine in the series of hand painted electrical boxes by local artists, sponsored by Athen B Gallery.  This one is by John Felix Arnold and is on Grand Ave and Broadway.

I enjoy the sake lounge sign in the background too. 

Little House in Chinatown

In the heart of Chinatown Oakland, there is a community center, with a playground for kids. And in the middle of that, there’s a little house, probably used for storage, but decorated really nicely. And here it is.