7-24-14 – Five Weeks (Who’s Counting)

How did it get so late so soon?
It’s night before it’s afternoon.
December is here before it’s June.
My goodness how the time has flewn.
How did it get so late so soon?
~Dr. Seuss

 

I had the chance to go out and shoot Abigail and Lilah for the first time in almost a month today.  We went out to Riverside Park or at least the path outside it. I tried to get them to the river but no luck… We were all a little rusty and we all are a little distracted. We are coming up to the end of this project. In 35 days Lilah leaves for college. In 35 days we take Abigail to college.  I am not very happy with what I shot today but I do think I got a few interesting images. You will be the judge of that…

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7-5-11 Maybe It Is Time To Be A Little Less Of A Class Act

Really, what exactly does that get you anymore?

A swell day on the river today.  It was hot and humid so people were out playing and sitting everywhere. Late afternoon picnics, couples spooning and making out in the first heat of love and passion, parents, with infants and toddlers, looking towards the future with hopes and dreams flying, old couples slowly moving down the promenade trailing their past but still together, still supporting each other through it all and facing whatever was left to them together.

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Of course, there were also those couples who were arguing, soto voce (or not) and even more painful to see those not talking to each other and it was not one of those companionable silences that are celebrated in song and in writing but the slow burn of hostility and dreams dying.

The Dangling Conversation

But for the most part, it was just folks enjoy a quiet moment on the river before heading back to “their life”…although I firmly believe that most of them realized that this is their life and the rest is only the noise and repetition needed to get to these type of moments.

Me and Juliio