An architectural EKG on the East Side of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I walk past this building on the way to the library from my home at least once a week. Yet in all that time, I don’t think I’ve ever noticed the angles of the roofline.
“The near stillness recalls what is forgotten, extinct angels.”
“Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.”
A clear line of sight all the way to the horizon.
This concrete and glass “tower” sits on the corner of Downer Avenue and Bellview Place on the East Side of Milwaukee. I’ve tried shooting this many times and have never really captured the shot I wanted.
For the artist, the world is limitless. It can be found in the home, on the street outside, in the city surrounding us, in the countryside, and over the far horizon.
The Spillover II Sculpture in Atwater Park overlooking a semi-frozen Lake Michigan in Shorewood, Wisconsin. The sculpture, installed in 2010, is by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa.
As 2016 begins, we should all sit down, relax, and imagine what we can create in the coming months. After all, at this moment, the year is a blank slate. Focusing on what you want to achieve is the first step toward making it happen. And you’ll never get there if you never try.
“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth”
A rare Christmas full moon rising behind bare trees on a cold and relatively clear night in Brookfield, Wisconsin. The first Christmas full moon since 1977 and the last until 2034.