Muttering Retreats

Trouvailles and Memoires from wanderings past, present, and future


Travel trouvailles, travelogues, and photography from my various wanderings. All stories are true as I (and my occasional guests) remember them.

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Experiments in light, shadow, and street photography. Includes the occasional narrative about seeing the world through the perspective of the lens.

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Poetry, philosophical rambling, and other contemplations. Every blogger needs an “it’s my blog and I’ll write what I want to” category, and this is mine.

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Recent Posts

I Love Eva, Too

I have a terrifically (in all senses of the word) conflicted relationship with this artist, but I do so love how he depicts women at this stage of his career. Shot on Pixel 6 Pro.

Average Art

He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom. P.G. Wodehouse Alas, despite this hall seeming to be a promising beginning to a gallery of fascinating and drool-inspiring sculpture, this was more or less all that the CMOA had to offer. There wereContinue reading “Average Art”

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

Keeping in mind that this is not “my genre” — some displays are way more fun to photograph than they deserve. (Or maybe I’m completely dense, and this was the artist’s intent all along.) Shot on Pixel 6 Pro, black and white filter.

The Object of Art

It seems fair to assume that a major challenge of putting art on display for public consumption, among many challenges, is that old adage about it taking all types to make a world. And that one person’s type is another person’s anathema. Trash vs. treasure, and all that. Yet sometimes – okay, oftentimes – despiteContinue reading “The Object of Art”


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