Imagine the fish dancing to Aaron Copland's ballet music?? Rodeo And if I envision an entire cast of characters??in the water ballet?? “Will you walk a little...
posted on April 30, 2007
"I shut my eyes in order to see." -Gauguin
If I look at something, anything and I'm willing to suspend preconceptions I'll find new patterns, transparencies If I don't demand reality but let my eye...
posted on April 29, 2007
A Study in Contrasts
“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Enlarge to see details)
posted on April 28, 2007
The Earth Laughs in Flowers??Emerson
“There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, …transform a yellow spot into the sun.” —Pablo Picasso (Enlarge for best...
posted on April 27, 2007
"First I saw the mountains in the painting; then I saw the painting in the mountains."-Chinese proverb
Trees in the Sculpture Garden Brass placards identify each sculpture: name and medium, permanent or on loan?? the artist, date of birth, perhaps of death Three...
posted on April 26, 2007
The question is not what you look at, but what you see. ??Thoreau
Just as there are found poems, I think there is found art contained within large pieces of sculpture. DeCordova's Sculpture Park is home to modern and...
posted on April 25, 2007
I went over to Great Meadows to walk and take some photos. Walking wasn't possible because the Concord River, after our drenching rains last week, spread out...
posted on April 24, 2007
Spring Shows Up
It is only the story … that saves our progeny from blundering like blind beggars into the spikes of the cactus fence. The story is our escort; without it, we...
posted on April 23, 2007
A Hike in the Woods
??Spend the afternoon. You can't take it with you.? “We are here on the planet only once, and might as well get a feel for the place.” Annie Dillard (Enlarge...
posted on April 22, 2007
"Brown Has No Place in the Spectrum"
Color by Victoria Finlay spins tales of colour?? “Joseph Lovibond was an Englishman who will be remembered for … his pioneering work with colors. He began to...
posted on April 21, 2007
Every Book Contains a Labyrinth of Words
The last quote is by Jorge Luis Borges To read is to grab a thread and follow along To read is to dance with words and swallow other universes
posted on April 20, 2007
quote from William Zinsser's book– On Writing Well seeking shelter seeking culture seeking spring seeking sustenance seeking colour seeking books
posted on April 19, 2007
Loops, Circles, and Roundabouts
Each day circles around to meet itself again
posted on April 18, 2007
While the date is Tuesday this is being posted Monday evening. Sunday night a rain storm swept through the area. The organizers of the Boston Marathon decided...
posted on April 17, 2007
The Many Guises of Orange
“There is no chance; what we call chance is our ignorance of the complex machinery of causality.”??Jorge Luis Borges It started with the box. Friday, I...
posted on April 16, 2007
Someone called the fire department and reported a sign hanging precariously over the sidewalk. (Concord is getting ready to celebrate Patriot's Day on Monday.)
posted on April 15, 2007
I Still Believe in Green
Despite the tardy entrance of spring I still believe It's inevitable Despite the snow and slush the cold weather, winds I know it's just a matter of waiting I'm...
posted on April 14, 2007
"O Looking-Glass creatures," quoth Alice, "draw near!"
When you look through cast glass objects distort , elongate, flatten When light stares colours bend Reality shapes itself (Enlarge for best view)
posted on April 13, 2007
Old and New Connections
Old?? More inherited political buttons??both sides of the political spectrum. Two pears getting old and bruised. New?? Gloves??handle with care A ducky
posted on April 12, 2007