Month: June 2014

LILIES AND ROSES

Despite the horrible condition of the garden as winter ended … and despite my not having done anything at all to improve the situation, nature appears to have triumphed. The garden is back. Maybe it’s the amazingly good weather we’ve… Read More ›

ELEMENTAL BOUNDARIES

Americans travel a lot and we don’t give it much thought. We take our car and go. To work, shopping, visiting or just tooling around. Despite the high cost of gasoline, we are addicted to our personal vehicles. Addicted to having them… Read More ›

CATSKILL COMEDIANS

Maybe you remember the old Jewish Catskill comics. Some of them went back to the old days of Vaudeville. Others are more recent. A fair number are alive and well, and a surprisingly large number are still working. Except the center of… Read More ›

DARKNESS AND LIGHT

Contrasts There’s something wondefully appropriate about the brightness of the sun slightly illuminating the dark entry hall, as if the light is calling to those inside to come out into the sun.  

FRAMING THE SKY

This brilliant day was a perfect opportunity to use trees to frame that incredibly blue sky. It was an amazing color, almost surreal. I stepped back into the shade, the trees were silhouettes. I pressed the shutter. Voila. A summer sky, framed by… Read More ›

MAGIC MONEY MACHINE

Vending Wishes – Soft drinks, electronics, nutrient-free snacks — you can get all of those from a vending machine. But what type of vending machine is sorely needed but doesn’t yet exist? Share your automated retail fantasies with us! When ATMs… Read More ›