“Love is a naked shadow, on a gnarled and naked tree” –Langston Hughes
“Blow the dust off the clock. Your watches are behind the times. Throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you – you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside.” –Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Does anyone remember carrying the Kodak Instamatic around? Or perhaps remember your parents (or grandparents) snapping shots with this? I certainly do.
“Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.” –Henry David Thoreau
“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” –Unknown, possibly Buddha
I just can’t get enough of vintage camera gear. This is the Revere Eight Model 99 8mm camera. I picked this up at a rummage sale in the neighborhood
“If I had my life to live over, I would start barefoot earlier in the spring and stay that way later in the fall. I would go to more dances. I would ride the merry-go-rounds. I would pick more daisies.” –Nadine Stair
If you ask someone in Milwaukee how to get to Windhover Hall you may get some blank looks. If you ask how to get to the art museum or perhaps “that cool building with the wings”, they’ll know exactly how to direct you.
“Crumbling between the fingers, under the feet, / Crumbling behind the eyes, / Their world gives way and dies / And something twangs and breaks at the end of the street.” –Louis MacNeice The concrete stairs, leaning and decaying, lead up to a locked second floor wooden door. When dark, the single light above barely… Continue reading The Crumbling Concrete Stairs