15-04-23 The Glorious Colors Of Spring

“Summer makes me drowsy,
Autumn makes me sing,
Winter’s pretty lousy,
but I hate Spring.”
–  Dorothy Parker

It was such a beautiful day and evening here in New York, so utterly spring like. As I type this “weather.com” tells me the temperature is a balmy 44 degrees heading for 38, so good for the flowers.

The forecast says it will rocket up to 50 degrees F (that is 10 Celsius for the rest of the world and 283.15 Kelvin for you nerd photogs out there…) on Friday.

Without further ado I give you SPRING!

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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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