Thursday, July 28, 2011
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Friday, July 22, 2011
"It is the tenderness that breaks our hearts. The loveliness that leaves us stranded on the shore, watching the boats sail away. It is the sweetness that makes us want to reach out and touch the soft skin of another person. And it is the grace that comes to us, undeserving though we be ... "
— Robert Goolrick (The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life)
(Photos taken at Central Park Boat House in Manhattan)
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Monday, July 18, 2011
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Sunday, July 17, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Brewer
(more closely cropped ... Tamara, if you click on the photo, you will see it larger ... and if you click twice, you will see it even larger)
I liked the light coming through the top of the trees in the larger version ... I may go in and try to take out those white cars.
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Wednesday, July 13, 2011
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Monday, July 11, 2011
Friday, July 8, 2011
"Of course, in a novel, people's hearts break, and they die and that is the end of it; and in a story this is very convenient. But in real life we do not die when all that makes life bright dies to us."
— Harriet Beecher Stowe
(Photo taken in Alexandria, VA)
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Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
"She plays the notes like a winging, like a long leaving, like standing at the edge of what once was and witnessing the losing of something pure and prayed for. It is like Asia weeping, like a sky crying. 'This one,' I turn to her at the piano, 'it always makes me hurt just a bit, Hope.' Is it the beauty of the song?' "
(Ann Voskamp ... "Holy Experience")
(Photo taken in my sister Bonnie's yard)
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