Gleaning the Field
Earlier in the season this was a pumpkin patch. (Enlarge for details)
posted on Nov. 30, 2007
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery??Graves of Thoreau/ Emerson...
“Sleepy Hollow has grown ”little by little, much by much“ to its present status through 175 years of careful planning and strategic land purchases. In the early...
posted on Nov. 29, 2007
After an early morning class??reading some of next week's assignments ??and a great lunch capped off with an exceptionally rich and sticky dessert??we...
posted on Nov. 28, 2007
Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose??Getrude Stein
Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose Loveliness extreme. Extra gaiters, Loveliness extreme. Sweetest ice-cream. Pages ages page ages page ages. ?? Getrude Stein
posted on Nov. 27, 2007
One eye sees, the other feels. ?? Paul Klee
posted on Nov. 26, 2007
An Urban Symphony
??Living in cities is an art, and we need the vocabulary of art, of style, to describe the peculiar relationship between (people) and material that exists in...
posted on Nov. 25, 2007
Ice and Water
??The quality of the imagination is to flow and not to freeze? Ralph Waldo Emerson
posted on Nov. 24, 2007
??Let us go in; the fog is rising.? Emily Dickinson
If you do something several years in a row it's apt to become a tradition. Our walk on Thanksgiving is now a tradition. This year we started around the pond and...
posted on Nov. 23, 2007
Turn the Lights On
“Who does not thank for little will not thank for much.” – Estonian proverb The airports are packed, the lines in the grocery store weave like serpents up and...
posted on Nov. 22, 2007
Turning, turning, turning??
To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under the sun. ??Ecclesiastes 3:1 When I left the house early this morning it felt like snow??grey sky...
posted on Nov. 21, 2007
True Circles are Often Illusions
??The wheel is come full circle.??? William Shakespeare On Contemplating the Circle?? a circle of friends a circle dance a ring and a vow the stain left by a...
posted on Nov. 20, 2007
Looking at the Ordinary as Extraordinary
It is forbidden for a person to enjoy anything of this world without first reciting a blessing. ??Babylonian Talmud Sometimes I see the same thing over and over...
posted on Nov. 19, 2007
What's in a Line?
??The sensual mysticism of entire vertical being.? E. E. Cummings (I'm posting this the evening of November 13th ?? I'll be back on the 19th)
posted on Nov. 18, 2007
Clarity is a Perception
??The secret of seeing is to sail on solar wind. Hone and spread your spirit, till you yourself are a sail, whetted, translucent, broadside to the merest puff.?...
posted on Nov. 17, 2007
Challenge: Transform an Illusion
??Photography, as we all know, is not real at all. It is an illusion of reality with which we create our own private world.? Arnold Newman
posted on Nov. 16, 2007
Faces at the Museum of Fine Arts
I have never been aware before how many faces there are. There are quantities of human beings, but there are many more faces, for each person has several. ...
posted on Nov. 15, 2007
The Metamorphosis of a Glass Moon Snail
??In another moment Alice was through the glass, and had jumped lightly down into the Looking-glass room? ??Lewis Carroll
posted on Nov. 14, 2007
Water as Metaphor for Poetry
Most people read poetry listening for echoes because the echoes are familiar to them. They wade through it the way a boy wades through water, feeling with his...
posted on Nov. 13, 2007
Listen and You Can Hear the leaves Speak
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf's a flower. –Albert Camus ??I am… a mushroom; On whom the dew of heaven drops now and then.? ??John Ford Several years...
posted on Nov. 12, 2007