17-01-07 The More It Snows

The more it snows (Tiddely pom),
The more it goes (Tiddely pom),
The more it goes (Tiddely pom),
On snowing. And nobody knows (Tiddely pom),
How cold my toes (Tiddely pom),
How cold my toes (Tiddely pom),
Are growing.
Winnie the Pooh
The House at Pooh Corner

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12-11-16 NYC First Snow

It started snowing late this afternoon while I was at a meeting in midtown.  The meeting was on the east side. This meant that I had to walk cross town through Rockefeller Center where there where only 8 gazillion people out to see the tree.

Very pretty evening though…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Time

“…takes a cigarette/puts it in your mouth” – Bowie

nope wrong song…

So you live day to day,
And you dream about tomorrow, oh
And the hours go by like minutes
And the shadows come to stay
So you take a little something
To make them go away
I could have done so many things, baby
If I could only stop my mind
From wonderin’ what I left behind
And from worrying ’bout this wasted time

Frey/Henley/Norman

The challenge is time

My answer?

Well, an answer, I believe, is found in this snowy portrait…

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16-01-06 The Suburbs

In the suburbs I
I learned to drive
And you told me we’d never survive
Grab your mother’s keys we’re leavin’

Arcade Fire

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Kids wanna be so hard
But in my dreams we’re still screamin’ and runnin’ through the yard
And all of the walls that they built in the seventies finally fall
And all of the houses they build in the seventies finally fall
Meant nothin’ at all
Meant nothin’ at all
It meant nothin

Arcade Fire

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15-05-15 Weekly Photo Challenge: Enveloped

Find the weekly challenge’s home base: Here

I thought I would go back to the river and my favorite season for this one…

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Other envelopes:

First a man who enveloped my musical world for decades…

Now for the rest…

http://largeself.com/2015/05/15/weekly-photo-challenge-enveloped/

https://jennysotherstuff.wordpress.com/2015/05/16/wp-photo-challenge-enveloped-the-mists-of-time/

http://movingtowardsthelight.com/2015/05/16/enveloped/

https://myredpage.wordpress.com/2015/05/15/between-the-leaves/

https://redstuffdan.wordpress.com/2015/05/15/weekly-photo-challenge-enveloped/

http://largeself.com/2015/05/15/weekly-photo-challenge-enveloped/

https://beyondthebrushphotography.wordpress.com/2015/05/15/enveloped/

http://artkorppi.com/2015/05/16/wpc-enveloped/

15-04-24 Weekly Photo Challenge – Motion

“I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.”

Isaac Newton

This week’s challenge is motion.

I went digging in the archives and came up with these two varieties of motion on the river.

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Other movements for your consideration…

http://colderweather.me/2015/04/24/wp-weekly-photo-challenge-motion/

https://szeweylee.wordpress.com/2015/04/24/dancer-in-south-africa/

http://aanprihandaya.com/2015/04/25/motion-of-the-dance/

https://tybeetabby.wordpress.com/2015/04/24/photo-challenge-motion/

https://jaclynenbarcelona.wordpress.com/2015/04/24/weekly-photo-challenge-motion/

http://kathleenswritings.com/2015/04/24/weekly-photo-challengemotion/

https://laparoleaetedonneealhomme.wordpress.com/2015/04/24/motion-weekly-photo-challenge/

https://lynneayersbeyondthebrush.wordpress.com/2015/04/24/el-querandi/

15-03-21 Seven Pictures -Fourteen Poems

I spent all day working in Lightroom on the pictures I shot yesterday in celebration of Spring.

In the process I “found” fourteen  2-line poems. I “created” them by taking the playlist of the 14 songs I had on auto repeat and for the first group of seven, taking the first line of each song in order played and then, for the second group, taking the first line of song 1, the second of song 2, the third of song 3 etc…

Scarily some of them are actually not just nonsensical.

So, to accompany your journey through my photographic day yesterday, here we go.

From my apartment

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I look at you all see the love there that’s sleeping/Baby we’ve been together for a long, long time

 I had me a boy, turned him into a man/You get a shiver in the dark

George Washington Bridge

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I look at you all see the love there that’s sleeping/You get home from work and then we just turn out the lights

Oh, then I let him go./A band is blowing Dixie double four time

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Do you remember I searched you out/Will you dance, Charlie boy, will you dance?

We’ve been doin’ this longer than you’ve been alive/They call me the breeze

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I stood still is what I did/Will you dance, Charlie boy, will you dance?

Bottles of whisky and bottles of beer/Ain’t no change in me

MOMA

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Outside another yellow moon/Hey babe, what’s in your eyes?

I hear Mariachi static on my radio/got no time for the corner boys, down in the street makin’ all that noise,

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It was a teenage wedding/Oh what an ordinary day

But when Pierre found work/In America

Advanced Lighting w/Robert Meyer @ICP

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Let me know how many of the songs you can identify…