It was a cold day by my L.A. standards when taking this shot on Canyon Road during a recent trip to Santa Fe. Some people don't realize how cold it can get there, because they consider it the desert. It's up high, about 7000' I think, and that makes a contribution to the climate.
As we know, There are known knowns. There are things we know we know. We also know There are known unknowns. That is to say We know there are some things We do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns, The ones we don't know We don't know.
He who knows not, and knows not that he knows not Is a Fool, shun him. He who knows not, and knows that he knows not Is a Student, teach him. He who knows, and knows not that he knows Is Asleep, Wake him. He who knows, and knows that he knows Is a Wise Man, follow him.
Castaneda divides the supersensible world into the unknown and unknowable. The unknown can in principle be known and interaction with it, difficult and frightening as it may be, can be enriching and ultimately invigorating. Cultivating the virtues of the warrior prepares one to face the unknown. Interaction with the unknowable is simply ill-advised and opens the door to dangerous psychic phenomena such as possession.
From San Diego to Vancouver, 100 Artists of the West Coast II covers 100 artists with over 400 full color photographs of their work. The collection includes art from private as well as public collections and installations, including the collections of LACMA, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Modern Art New York, and the New York Public Library to name just a few. I'm happy to be included.