A park to me …

John Fraim I’ve had the good fortune to live in towns near great parks. I’ve certainly taken advantage of this over the years. My first home in San Francisco was right on Mountain Lake Park, one of the first places the Spanish explorers visited in the Bay Area. When I lived in Berkeley, there was […]

The New Salem Pilgrimage

John Fraim One of the best-selling books of all time is a self-help book called How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. Published in 1936 in the middle of the Great Depression, it did not start-off as a book but rather a series of lectures that Carnegie was giving in New York […]

The Post Pandemic Company

(Diorama and photo by John Fraim) John Fraim I think that in time, there will develop an entire genre or art-form related to our post-pandemic world. Perhaps even approaching the BC and AD designations of the arrival of Christ. The great change will create the condition for the demand of a new word to define […]

The Bells of Banff

  In these difficult times, small acts can make a big difference. Everyday at 1pm Heather Jean Jordan rings the bells of St. George In The Pines as a symbol of hope and community for the town of Banff. Here is “Amazing Grace” performed by Heather Jean Jordan. The town of Banff, Alberta

Cool Content

Sometimes you race on in life without ever looking back. Sometimes you do it all the time and sometimes only occasionally. And then, perhaps hardly ever. ┬áSomething from the past comes back into present life. This was the case with a few projects of mine from the past. I had never given up on them […]