Monthly Archives: March 2011

Weekly Photo Challenge: Home (Aftershock)

In Japan, the genkan, entryway, marks the boundary between “outside” and “home,” and it is marked by the presence of SHOES. Outdoor shoes are left behind at the entry, which is what we see here, the jumble of family shoes and … Continue reading

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I Am the Lord of the Dance, Said He —

Dance, then, wherever you may be, I am the Lord of the Dance, said he — (Words by Sydney Carter; traditional Shaker tune, Simple Gifts) For some reason this sculpture (photographed at the annual Wesleyan Potters Craft Fair and Show) … Continue reading

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After the Typhoon —

It is hard to imagine now, with the fresh images of devastation and horror, and the threat of nuclear catastrophe looming larger and larger — But all typhoons pass, even the worst. Humans suffer, but endure. Time itself is an … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Home

In Japan, the genkan, entryway, marks the boundary between “outside” and “home,” and it is marked by the presence of SHOES. Outdoor shoes are left behind at the entry, which is what we see here, the jumble of family shoes … Continue reading

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Another Shadow —

Last week’s WordPress Photography Challenge was Shadow. Here is photographer Martin Greene’s response to the subject: The bench is in the entry to the Museo de Filatella, the Stamp Museum, in Oaxaca, Mexico.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadow (III)

Shadow (II) featured the staircase down from the deck at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA; today, shadows on the deck itself:

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We Are More Than Shadows —-

As a response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadow, and as a celebration of International Women’s Day, my blogging friend Tarkan, in Istanbul, created this eye-catching poster. Look closely at the figure, and at the shadow: (You can read a very moving … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadow (II)

Angles, angles everywhere — and shadows are a natural accompaniment. Staircase of deck in the new Stone Hill Center designed by famed Japanese architect Tadao Ando for the Clark Art Institute, that gem of a regional art museum in Williamstown, MA. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadow (I)

Angles, angles everywhere — and shadow accompanying them: An entrance hallway to the new Stone Hill Center at the outstanding regional art museum, the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA, designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando, who is renowned for harmonizing … Continue reading

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And Now for Something Completely Different —

Tyger, tyger, burning bright In the forests of the night — hasn’t come in aid of reminding you about William Blake’s famous “Song of Experience.” He’s come to call your attention to a post about tigers on Touch2Touch. Oh, the … Continue reading

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