7-11-12 Weekly Photo Challenge Movement

” The great owners, nervous, sensing a change, knowing nothing of the nature of the change. The great owners, striking at the immediate thing, the widening government, the growing labor unity; striking at new taxes, at plans; not knowing that these things are results, not causes. The causes lie deep and simply – the causes are a hunger in the stomach, multiplied a million times; a hunger in a single soul, hunger for joy and some security, multiplied a million times; muscles and mind aching to grow, to work, to create, multiplied a million times.

John Steinbeck

The Grapes Of Wrath

This weeks photo challenge was extremely appropriate for me as I am reading one of the great American novels about movement and change.  We don’t have Okies moving west in desperation from the dust bowl and the bank foreclosures but we do have people from all parts of the country losing homes and living in cars. Perhaps not as much movement as most of us thought over the past 80 years…(Click on the book title above for a great review of the movie vis-a-vis today.)

I was in Bryant Park yesterday and the Carousel was swinging…


This shot will be the first or last picture of my book on The Hudson (if I ever get it published…)