19mar23: overnight

home cooking: he brags about steak from his freezer
sushi isn’t thawed-- 

beef isn’t frozen. farm to table isn’t a home path way
the most nutritious meals aren’t made at home. uniform cooking is what the fast food industry provides. working to a standard is what a best lab achieves. that standard is set-able by the client.
not in some “fresh-water” fantasy way, but in a work to example print.

difference between hand lab and machine lab
AIM points

It was natural that he should care nothing for any abstract speculation or inquiry; he was an artist throughout, desiring only the refracted light of human imperfection, never the purity of colourless reason. – Percy Lubbock on Henry James, Introduction to The Letters of Henry James (London: Macmillan & Co., 1920), Vol. I., p. xxvii

½ teaspoon hot chile powder, preferably Thai or Lao
4 teaspoons fish sauce (nam pla)
5 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice
¼ cup slivered red onions
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
2 tablespoons sliced scallions
10 whole mint leaves, more for serving
 Lettuce leaves
 cucumber spears, for serving

sushi is never frozen
there is no “authentic Chinese” from Oregon

realism has a past
abstraction never happens

better to have birthday on fresh friday than leftover thursday

smug ass not smart. often, similarity is familiarity. losers flock around QTs play pool
They don’t share, they show off. they best you, not better you.

Plotting Fame

Jeff Wall decided his work as a means to fame, much as Will Smith tells of working with his agent, in order to estimate the easiest, fastest way to certain financial success in movies, Wall decided to make images that would be well received as Artwork.
They both were correct, given the evidence of their success. The way of success in a property market is to open new property. Then put up signs; even better, have someone else put up the signs.