Making Scenes

Casanova’s in Carmel, California – Carmel’s “Most Romatic” Restaurant – Photo by John Fraim (2007) I’ve been absent lately as I’ve taken time off from my hectic pace of creating dioramas to writing about them. Have started writing a book titled┬áMaking Scenes: New Directions in Dioramas(I thought of calling it┬áMaking A Scenebut with the “A” […]

Tilden Park

View of San Francisco from Grizzly Peak in Tilden Park, Berkeley – A Photo of a Photo There is nothing quite like Tilden Park above Berkeley in the East Bay. In a matter of minutes, one can go from Berkeley up into the wilderness of Tilden Park. I’ve been hiking in Tilden for years so […]


The Coast of North Korea – 2020 ______________________________ People Magazine: “‘North Korea has great beaches’,” Trump told reporters. ‘You see that whenever they’re exploding cannons into the ocean. I said, “Boy, look at that view. Wouldn’t that make a great condo?”‘ Trump said he advised Kim that instead of pursuing his nuclear ambitions, he should […]