Monthly Archives: March 2011

wordpress photo challenge: ocean

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On Mondays,

when it’s gray outside and you don’t have a job, or even if it’s only partly gray and half sunny, there comes a nagging ache, somewhere in your upper body.  The traffic outside your dated apartment complex: people driving to … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Elizabeth Taylor

This is a collage I made a few summers ago. The cut-up text is an interview between Elizabeth Taylor and some journalist, from the mid-80’s. The image of her came from the same magazine. I’ve always admired her ability to … Continue reading

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spring, the photo challenge

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forest fires in Boulder County

Driving south to Boulder on Friday, I could see smoke from thirty miles away.  I got out of the car to take a few photos and feel very sad.  The smoke was more yellow and heavy than it looks here.  … Continue reading

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lotus I painted a while back

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on democracy

Just about given up on it. What just happened in Wisconsin was not democracy, it was oligarchy to the point of dictatorship. Republican puppets of the very rich castrated the unions, utterly against the will of the people.  What was … Continue reading

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old photo challenge theme: abundance

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found an old memory (or, “where I come from,” a WordPress topic)

I remember things that happened twenty-six years ago, and some things from before this, when I was very small. Why is it bad memories stick together and crowd out good ones?  Find a pretty scene from the past: the first … Continue reading

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shadows

This is the giant rock that sits in Moro Bay. Around a hundred feet high, it rests somewhere off the  coastline of California, about halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles.  I drove down route 1 two springs ago, just … Continue reading

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