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Sep
14

Once There Was……..

‘A thrill of thunder in my hair:
Though blackening clouds be plain,
Still I am stung and startled
By the first drop of the rain:
Romance and pride and passion pass
And these are what remain.’

G.K. Chesterton, A Second Childhood (passage)

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11
Sep
14

Monuments to What?

Usually the first thing to catches the eye is the graffiti, the lighting, the angles and lastly the canvas. The mind might think of what type of person sprayed the ‘art’ or markings on the building? When did they do it? What does it mean? Any more, given the amount of such markings about town, I could care less.

These days, my eyes are drawn to the row upon row of exquisitely placed brick and mortar. The door way with the diagonal inserts, the tradesmen that created a structure so others might fulfill their enterprising dream and others might provide support for themselves and families. 

The monument of a craftsman trumps the spray can. Odds are the hands holding the spray can will never hold a brick trowel. Rationalize it how you will; I refuse to anymore.

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11
Sep
14

Abandoned or New Growth

“Go oft to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.” Ralph Waldon Emerson

“Turning your back on nothing and walking away is not disloyal, it’s self respect.” Justin McFarlane Beau

The road to positivity is strewn with the abandoned vehicles of the faint-hearted. Peter McWilliams

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11
Sep
14

Impressions

“Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions, but still retains vividly those of earlier years” Charlotte Bronte

“Temperament is the primary requisite for the critic – a temperament exquisitely susceptible to beauty, and to the various impressions that beauty gives us.” Oscar Wilde

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11
Sep
14

Always Searching for Something

“…adventure is simply physical and emotional discomfort recollected in tranquility”. ~ Tim Cahill

“But why think about that when all the golden lands ahead of you and all kinds of unforseen events wait lurking to surprise you and make you glad you’re alive to see?” ~ Jack Kerouac

“Better to sleep in an uncomfortable bed free, than sleep in a comfortable bed unfree.” ~Jack Kerouac Again

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10
Sep
14

New Beginning……..By the light of morning

“Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.” Thoreau

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10
Sep
14

Curve Appeal

Architecture: Residential, curved roof design, Roosevelt neighborhood, Seattle

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