Note to self – № 3

“How we spend our days, is how we spend our lives.” Annie Dillard A good daily reminder. What I did today was my choice: Chores, pleasure, work, rest… More of the same tomorrow. Source: Note to self – № 3 Advertisements

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1930s Caravans in America

Here are a few interesting trailers from the Golden Age.  I hesitated to post these some time ago as I could not rediscover the website they came from.  I try my best to attribute images to their source.  Tools like Pinterest and Tumblr are great but the data is easily stripped away. This is interesting […]

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Musician

From the New York Public Library Collections.  Access like this is what makes the internet truly great. Click the image to browse the collections.

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Photographer – Nukshi Alice

From her ABOUT Page:  Nukshi is a documentary and portrait photographer and an artist living and working in Nottinghamshire. Her sensitivity to situations, culture and people, has allowed her to adapt well to new challenges and environments.  She captures her images by getting involved with people, their culture and lifestyle, which motivates her to preserve those times and moments.  Knowledge and empathy with […]

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When hunting backfires

A while back I came up on a hawk who appeared to have caught something.  Then suddenly there was a blur, some thrashing, and here’s what I saw when I got to it.  In wrestling, we would call that a reversal.  Who’s the boss now? I decided to break it up for the good of […]

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Romanian Gypsies

Peter van Beek has documented the difficult life of nomads in a modernizing Europe.  Fear, stereotypes, and unfamiliarity dominate their way of life and place them into a, partially self-imposed, marginalized portion of society.  Although there is terrible poverty, he documents family life and survival of these remarkable people. But it isn’t all oppressive poverty […]

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Camouflage

Some thoughts occurred recently while looking through some of my wildlife photos.  Especially how so many creatures really “fit” in their surroundings. I realize it is mostly for defense (or sometime offense) but it just makes more apparent how poorly most of us humans seems to fit our surroundings.  We want to distance ourselves from […]

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