I usually don’t cross-post from my social media account, but this memory is tickling me something hard today. March 8, 2020 Child #3 calls from a bike ride with her friends, out of breath and sounding on the verge of tears. “Mom? Mom?!”“Yes, are you okay? What happened?”“Oh, yes, I’m great. Can I buy aContinue reading “What I Did For Love”
I promise I will eventually move forward from my memories of this fantastic voyage. That day is not today. Shot on Pixel 6 Pro.
Never be cruel. Never be cowardly. Hate is always foolish. Love is always wise. Always try to be nice, but never fail to be kind. The 12th Doctor, Doctor Who (Steven Moffat) Shot on Pixel 6 Pro, black and white filter.
If I say that my somewhat extravagant imagination yielded simultaneous pictures of an octopus, a dragon, and a human caricature, I shall not be unfaithful to the spirit of the thing. A pulpy, tentacled head surmounted a grotesque and scaly body with rudimentary wings; but it was the general outline of the whole which madeContinue reading “The Cacti of Cthulhu”
Here we go round the prickly pearPrickly pear prickly pearHere we go round the prickly pearAt five o’clock in the morning. Between the ideaAnd the realityBetween the motionAnd the actFalls the Shadow T.S. Eliot, “The Hollow Men” It’s my last day in the desert. I’m going to miss these weird garden delights, in all theirContinue reading “The Picky and the Prickly”
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. Lao Tzu And so it goes, this lovely vacation of mine, nearly at its end. Shot on Pixel 6 Pro, black and white filter.
Life teaches us toBend like the willow during a stormGlide like an eagleUnder the sun mighty and warmBut to stand togetherNo matter the weatherUnity is all for the better Marie Helen Abramyan There’s something about stumbling upon a willow, in the midst of the palms, that lends itself to a more reflective afternoon than one’sContinue reading “Oh Willow, Titwillow, Titwillow”
These ivory spaces between those somber lines I saved them just for you. Laura Chouette, When Dusk Falls Shot on Pixel 6 Pro, black and white filter.
I was rather excited to get this shot. Wise, slightly aloof duck finds the best spot in the park. Fully sheltered from the sun and looking down on his feathered friends who now have to swim toward the other bank, and cope with the heat and the light of the desert sun. Meanwhile, unbeknownst toContinue reading “The Tralfamadorian”
Getting my travel fix again this week (because if there’s one thing the month of February does well, it’s convincing me to head to warmer pastures), this time to the Phoenix, Arizona area. Prepare to be bombarded with more shots like this. Shot on Pixel 6 Pro, black and white filter.