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- 08/12/15--01:00: _Guess.What.Day.It.Is?
- 08/26/15--01:00: _Guess.What.Day.It.Is?
- 09/03/15--01:00: _Lightly child, ligh...
- 09/29/15--16:44: _Francoise Nielly
- 10/31/15--01:00: _And, Autumn. And, S...
- 11/08/15--02:15: _Judgment Day
- 11/20/15--01:00: _T.G.I.F.: It’s been...
- 12/02/15--01:00: _Guess.What.Day.It.Is?
- 12/09/15--01:00: _Guess.What.Day.It.Is?
- 01/28/16--01:00: _Lightly child, ligh...
- 02/04/16--01:00: _Lightly child, ligh...
- 02/11/16--01:00: _Lightly child, ligh...
- 02/18/16--01:00: _Lightly child, ligh...
- 05/04/16--01:30: _The virtue of hard ...
- 05/06/16--02:32: _Privileged? Check
- 06/06/16--01:00: _Monday Morning Wake...
- 06/14/16--04:14: _Orlando. Pulse. I’m...
- 07/10/16--01:00: _Sunday Morning
- 07/26/16--01:47: _Start Me Up
- 09/04/16--01:58: _the air finding eve...
- 08/12/15--01:00: Guess.What.Day.It.Is?
- 08/26/15--01:00: Guess.What.Day.It.Is?
- 09/03/15--01:00: Lightly child, lightly.
- 09/29/15--16:44: Francoise Nielly
- 10/31/15--01:00: And, Autumn. And, Saturday Mornings. WORD.
- 11/08/15--02:15: Judgment Day
- 11/20/15--01:00: T.G.I.F.: It’s been a long week
- 12/02/15--01:00: Guess.What.Day.It.Is?
- 12/09/15--01:00: Guess.What.Day.It.Is?
- 01/28/16--01:00: Lightly child, lightly.
- 02/04/16--01:00: Lightly child, lightly.
- 02/11/16--01:00: Lightly child, lightly.
- 02/18/16--01:00: Lightly child, lightly.
- 05/04/16--01:30: The virtue of hard things
- 05/06/16--02:32: Privileged? Check
- 06/06/16--01:00: Monday Morning Wake-Up Call
- 06/14/16--04:14: Orlando. Pulse. I’m not seeing it either.
- 07/10/16--01:00: Sunday Morning
- 07/26/16--01:47: Start Me Up
- 09/04/16--01:58: the air finding every leaf and feather over forest and water
Notes: Photo: Ho Lai Yin Bianca, Australia via Greekcircuit.com. (Thank you Darlene Jones) Background on Caleb/Wednesday/Hump Day Posts and Geico’s original commercial: Let’s Hit it Again
Notes: Background on Caleb/Wednesday/Hump Day Posts and Geico’s original commercial: Let’s Hit it Again Source: Mennyfox55
Then you sit in silence long enough, you learn that silence has a motion. It glides over you without shape or form, exactly like water. Its color is silver. And silence has a sound you hear only after hours of wading inside it. The sound is soft, like flute notes rising up, like the words […]
My Modern Met, Vibrant Palette Knife Portraits Radiate Raw Emotions: With bold strokes and vibrant colors, each of Francoise Nielly’s paintings exude raw emotion. Dabbling in a variety of mediums before settling into painting, Nielly has developed a trademark palette knife technique and with each aggressive stroke of oil paint on canvas, the artist sculpts these explosive images. […]
[…] Rumi said, There is no proof of the soul. But isn’t the return of spring and how it springs up in our hearts a pretty good hint? […] ~ Mary Oliver, Whistling Swans. Felicity: Poems Find full poem here: Whistling Swans by Mary Oliver Find Mary Oliver’s new book: Felicity: Poems Photo Source: Crisp Air
Six photographers. 1 man. Each photographer is asked to photograph “Michael”. Each photographer is shared a unique perspective on Michael. One is told that Michael is a self-made millionaire. Another, is told Michael has saved someone’s life. Another, is told Michael is a commercial fisherman. Another, is told that Michael is a Psychic. Another, is told […]
“Photographer Olive Santaoloria captures crystal clear underwater portraits. With a limited color range, Santaoloria creates imagery that features subjects frozen in various movements and poses. From a businessman in a suit to a nude woman, the photographs look as if they’re stuck in time. In her own words, the photographer describes the subjects […]
Notes: Source: wsj.com – Indian camel traders arrive with their herd for the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, western Rajasthan state, India. (Deepak Sharma) Background on Caleb/Wednesday/Hump Day Posts and Geico’s original commercial: Let’s Hit it Again
Notes: Source: Mennyfox55 Background on Caleb/Wednesday/Hump Day Posts and Geico’s original commercial: Let’s Hit it Again
It Troubles me that time should make things sweeter, that Instead of learning to perceive things as they are I’ve Learned to lose them, or to see them as they disappear Into the insubstantial future. Everything here is mine, Or lies within my power to accept. I want to find a way To live inside […]
Grief is an amputation, but hope is incurable haemophilia: you bleed and bleed and bleed. ~ David Mitchell, Slade House Notes: Photo: via Mennyfox55. Quotes: Quotes From Books Prior “Lightly child, lightly” Posts? Connect here. Post Title & Inspiration: Aldous Huxley: “It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even […]
People always said Ove and Ove’s wife were like night and day. Ove realized full well, of course, that he was the night. It didn’t matter to him. On the other hand it always amused his wife when someone said it, because she could then point out while giggling that people only thought Ove was […]
Perhaps we are here in order to say: house, bridge, fountain, gate, pitcher, fruit-tree, window . . . To say them more intensely than the Things themselves ever dreamed of existing. – Rainer Maria Rilke Notes: Quotes: Thank you Whiskey River Photo: Mennyfox55 Prior “Lightly child, lightly” Posts? Connect here. Post Title & Inspiration: Aldous Huxley: “It’s dark because you are trying too […]
Most people would think of John Irving as a gifted wordsmith. He is the author of best-selling novels celebrated for their Dickensian plots, including “The Cider House Rules” and “The World According to Garp.” But Mr. Irving has severe dyslexia, was a C-minus English student in high school and scored 475 out of 800 on the SAT […]
Lou Weiss, is a carpet salesman in Pittsburgh. These are excerpts from Privileged? Check Let me count the ways—without embarrassment: Somewhere along the way, privilege went from something to be grateful for to something to be embarrassed about. As I approach 60, I have been doing the stocktaking prompted by such round-number birthdays and have decided to […]
The important things are learned in faces, in gestures, not in our locked tongues. The true things are too big or too small, or in any case always the wrong size to fit in the template called language. ~ Jeanette Winterson, Lighthousekeeping (Harvest Books, 2006) Notes: Quote & Photo Share: Newthom Portrait: van Willem Hooymans […]
I’ll say God seems to have a kind of laid-back management style I’m not crazy about. I’m pretty much anti-death. God looks by all accounts to be pro-death. I’m not seeing how we can get together on this issue, he and I. ― David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest Notes: Quote: Thank you The Vale of […]
It could happen any time, tornado, earthquake, Armageddon. It could happen. Or sunshine, love, salvation. It could, you know. That’s why we wake and look out – no guarantees in this life. But some bonuses, like morning, like right now, like noon, like evening. ~ William Stafford, “Yes,” The Way It Is: New and Selected […]
Notes: Mick Jagger Portrait by David Bailey (via Precious Things). Post title from The Rolling Stones’ “Start Me Up” – music video here. “If you start me up, if you start me up, I’ll never stop. You can start me up, You can start me up, I’ll never stop, I’ve been running hot…”
Next time what I’d do is look at the earth before saying anything. I’d stop just before going into a house and be an emperor for a minute and listen better to the wind or to the air being still. When anyone talked to me, whether blame or praise or just passing time, I’d watch […]