Monthly Archives: September 2011

Weekly Photo Challenge: Textured

“If you roughly distinguish between nature and civilization, decay could be seen as nature (re-)claiming its reign. I am always delighted with finding traces of ‘the tooth of time’ in an urban setting (or on an abandoned army airfield) because … Continue reading

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A Time to Mourn: 9/11/2011

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:  A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: TEXTURED

How I love textured things! There are so many photos I have to choose from, where my eye can almost replicate the tactility of my fingertips — Here is the first offering: rocks embedded in a trail in Cape Cod, … Continue reading

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The World Above, the World Below

Our very favorite local park was unharmed by the Bitch Irene. Its stately trees lost some twigs, a few branches, but still stood tall and proud after the hurricane. The threadlike Mill River swelled  and overflowed its banks, but ebbed … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: PATH

Into the shrine at Miyajima — a lone tourist/pilgrim on the long entrance path. This photo was taken a year or two before a typhoon destroyed the famous “island” Shinto shrine outside of Hiroshima that is surrounded by tidal water twice … Continue reading

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