I’m not one to mourn the passing of summer. Not that summer doesn’t have its loveliness, just that autumn and winter have their own advantages that usually make me look forward rather than back. Still I am mourning the fact that I’m not now at the beach having a lazy day with no concerns other [...]
This program from Radio Lab is not new, but I’ve just listened to it for the second time and thought I’d share. Find about 27 minutes to listen.
I post my disclaimer as before – this is a sentimental story. My schmaltz, my blog, yadda yadda. You have been warned. Also, you’ll see I’ve given up on my no-names policy. At least for this post. At least partially.
The first time I went to a Lithuanian orphanage was to hold [...]
Ok, so impulse might be a very very strong word. The projects were a long time in coming. Depending on how you measure it – as long as over 25 years in coming. But most of it did feel creative. And it was the weekend. Sister number 1 (also known as the blond sister) and [...]
Have you heard about that woman who likes to take pictures of rust?
Why would she do that?
Well, she thinks it’s kind of pretty. Calls it patina and says it adds character.
That’s kind of crazy. Give it all the fancy names you want, it’s still just rust.
Yes, yes it [...]
It’s been a while since I posted anything purely creative. Here is one of the many waterfall photos I shot last Autumn in Scotland. I have so much to learn about long exposures. I have to delete most of the attempts I made. Here is one of the least worst:
I really would put a hammer in your hand. My sister is coming down this evening. I get about 24 hours (minus sleep and a swim) of her time to help me repair, clean, organize, and decorate. The to-do list is about four times longer than we can possibly accomplish. However, this week I caught [...]
My sister says that even before the twins were born she got stares when she took her family out in public. She is a redhead and her husband is a redhead, so it stood to reason that their kids would be redheads. It’s a sight that makes heads turn. Now that they’ve added [...]