Memory

Kind of what I mean when I tell someone that my memory of certain events, or whole decades for that matter, is all a blur. Not much detail left, kind of just a general impression that certain things happened sometime, somehow, somewhere.

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How the Light Gets In

A small pocket of light in an otherwise dark alley. A window throwing it’s light onto a shuttered one, one that’s incapable of accepting it or providing any of it’s own. One of the things I wrestle with is trying to step back from my generally insignificant troubles and to focus on the positives I […]

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Amazing portrait by Graeme Mitchell for The New Yorker

http://graememitchell.com/leonard-cohen/

It was announced last night that Leonard Cohen passed away a few days ago, on November 7. It’s been much publicized over the last few weeks that Cohen’s health was failing. He was quoted in a New Yorker article, published a few weeks ago around the release of his latest album, You Want it Darker, […]

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Empire of Sand

Empire of Sand is another older photo, from 2013, that has been a favourite of mine.  I imagine the bird as some sort of despot, overseeing his crumbling empire of sand and collapsing fences, but oblivious to the writing on the wall. Things are good right now: he has his empire, such as it is, and a […]

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Unfinished business

Life is good. Well, at least not terribly unpleasant or painful. It’s quietly humming along, filled with inconsequential, petty annoyances, lightly seasoned with contentment and a pinch of occasional laughter. And that’s something, I’m fully aware, to be immensely thankful for, because it could be so, so much worse. Life is good until one day […]

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Reflections on car

I was wandering around and noticed the reflections of a house’s siding on this car, so I took this shot of it, when the owners of the vehicle (whom I hadn’t noticed standing somewhere off to the side) politely asked me what the hell I was doing. It’s awkward because I pointed out the reflections to them and all […]

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