Category Archives: speaking

Come talk about Sister Corita at PMCA

I’ve written many many times about my love for Sister Corita Kent, the designer, activist and nun whose work was inspired by the place she called “marvelously unfinished Los Angeles.” Next summer, the Pasadena Museum of California Art will be … Continue reading

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Join me at CAMP

Last year around this time I headed off to a magical adventure in the woods, CAMP. This business conference that is so much more than a business conference was one of my highlights of 2013, and I even included it … Continue reading

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A Walker in D.F.

I was lucky enough to find myself in Mexico City earlier this month to speak at the pedestrian advocacy conference Ciudad Péaton. While there, I fell in love. Mexico City is like nowhere else on earth in that it’s both … Continue reading

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Watch my Pencil vs. Pixel interview

As a professional question-asker, I love meeting people who have good questions to ask me. Cesar Contreras is one of those people, so I was honored to be featured on the latest episode of his web series, Pencil vs. Pixel. … Continue reading

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Happy Walktober

Guess what time of year it is? Well, yes, it’s decorative gourd season motherfuckers, but it’s also Walktober! And that means lots of walking events all over LA (and the country), ending with the year’s best holiday for walking… Halloween! … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Stories

As I’ve mentioned here before, one of the best blogs about our fair city is Los Angeles, I’m Yours, edited by the fabulous Kyle Fitzpatrick (who is also one of the most entertaining Instagrammers in town). It’s no surprise that … Continue reading

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Rolling out

I’m heading off on a few adventures—judging the Sappi Ideas That Matter awards, catching up with family, and road-tripping through the western third of the country—so posting will be slow or nonexistent for a spell. Enjoy your summer!

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Join me for a Silver Lake walking tour October 19!

I mentioned this walk a few weeks back when I was writing about my experience at CAMP, but I’m so excited about it that I wanted to post it again with an update of all the cool people and places … Continue reading

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City Walking

City Walk is a new show on KCET all about how a renewed focus on walking is transforming cities across the country. It’s kind of like a skate video—beautiful footage, urban locations, trippy music—but instead of people doing kickflips in public … Continue reading

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What I learned at CAMP

Earlier this month there was a New York Times story (and a New Yorker story, and an NPR story) about the proliferation of summer camps for adults. Each camp is different, of course, but here’s the basic premise: Tech addicts pay … Continue reading

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