11-9-14 Weekly Photo Challenge – Minimalist 3.0

The Challenge

Attempt 2

Attempt 1

Attempt 3

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Other views:

http://jaspersmits.net/2014/11/07/minimalist-ocean/

http://mywordwall.wordpress.com/2014/11/07/wpc-minimalist/

http://picsfromsomewhere.wordpress.com/2014/11/07/wpc-minimalist/

http://anaturemom.com/2014/11/07/weekly-photo-challenge-minimalist/

http://silverinthebarn.wordpress.com/2014/11/07/figs/

http://www.pirancafe.com/2014/11/07/fly-log/

http://trablogger.wordpress.com/2014/11/07/solitude-waiting-for-you/

http://penntonic.wordpress.com/2014/11/07/weekly-photo-challenge-minimalist/

http://enjoytowrite.wordpress.com/2014/11/07/weekly-photo-challenge-2/

10-23-14 The Accidental Cootchie Mama Conundrum

Every time I see the ACM and MTM, I have a camera with me as well as my iPhone. I never take a picture…What is that?

We had a lovely dinner tonight at Covo up on 133rd and 12th Avenue. Mama is nearing the end of this leg of her book tour, MTM is ending a convention and I just wrapped up another 12 days in a row of work so while not running on empty we all could use a fill up. Nevertheless a fun evening.

But the question is why do I never pull out my camera when I see them?

Before I met them I spent some time walking the river.

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9-09-14 I’ve Stolen Your Words (Western Cloud Tributary)

I’VE STOLEN YOUR WORDS

After Shelomo Ibn Gabiriol

 

I’ve stolen your words, I don’t deny it—
   I ate them and broke teeth on the liberation wall;
did I think I could soar with your songs
   or use them to hide my flaws? I did.

Can a woman scale the tree of life
   and eclipse the application of light in the world?
It’s always, I think, a simple plan of clouds:
   can the East River be drained with a teaspoon?

Melanie Neilson

 

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Travel Theme: Close Up (Far Away)

Close Up

“All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt.” 
Susan Sontag

 

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Other Close Up views:

http://victoriaology.wordpress.com/2014/05/02/travel-theme-close-up-in-victoria-canada/

http://2far2shout.wordpress.com/2014/05/02/wheres-my-backpacktravel-theme-close-up/

http://timwolversonphotos.wordpress.com/2014/05/02/travel-theme-close-up/

http://delsotherstuff.wordpress.com/2014/05/02/travel-theme-close-up/

http://travelwithintent.com/2014/05/02/spring-saughton-park-edinburgh/

http://jaspasjourney.wordpress.com/2014/05/02/close-encounter-with-an-alaskan-bear-2/

http://jobryantnz.wordpress.com/2014/05/03/spring-close-ups/

http://dadirridreaming.wordpress.com/2014/05/03/kimberley-close-ups/

4-30-14 We All Say Stupid Things (I Got Rambling On My Mind)

I think now, even Kid Rock would admit he had things backwards.

“I do not believe that artists or actors and people should be out there like voicing their full-blown opinions on politics because, let’s face it, at the end of the day, I’m not that smart of a guy. I play Rock ‘n’ Roll, that’s what I do. Who would you trust to make your decisions, Donald Rumsfeld or the Dixie Chicks?”

Please go see The Unknown Known

I have been listening to The Dixie Chicks a lot these last few days. Those young woman were really good and tight. If they hadn’t been destroyed by the Bush cabal and its followers I think country music would be much better today than it is. The Chicks were hardly the worst casualty of the Bush disaster, that honor is split between the people of Iraq, our troops, and the our economy but they were a casualty none-the-less.

January 1, 2013

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