What a pun! You know the sax-playing skeleton and the fish on Marin. Meet the maker, see his back yard. Dig the fish.
Rocks in bowls and in circles and stacked and painted and drilled. Rocks in our yards.
New rule – go inside if I want to. Here – Will Squier’s alarmingly amazing collection of what he calls sufficiently strange kitsch.
A house with stuff outside and Berkeley cultural history cred. And Howie Gordon. And two rooms inside that slay.
For the first post of 2016, I ignore the cardinal rule of Quirky Berkeley and go inside houses. Inspirational bathrooms for the DIY crowd.
A look back at the stuff I found and people I met. It was a hecka quirky year.
After years of celebrating Mike Parayno’s rustic birdhouses, I finally met him. I got more photos. I got more stories. I got a birdhouse! And a brand new post.
Art made and collected. Lawyer for the disabled, poet for the incarcerated. Art and social justice. A Really Berkeley couple with tremendous art.
The Wezelman home on Shattuck – African art, an African mud hut, Jana Olson art, Mark Bulwinkle art, Mark Olivier art, Marcia Donahue art. A brilliant couple. Wow! A+
Lamps. Unorthodox Taxidermy. Chicken plates, Marcia Donahue art, Mark Bulwinkle art, John Abduljaami art,the Grotto of Santa Basura. 350 tons of stones and granite.