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    u n T i T L E d

      I got up every morning, polished my saddle shoes, and went off to war. — Melba Pattillo said that   image notes: the red, brick structure on the right, behind the gas station is Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. Melba was one of “The Little Rock Nine”. Today, Central High School attracts…

  • second cutting

    second cutting

      and in our immediate area, may well be the last cutting. we are in a drought very early this year.     The rich, sweet smell of the hayricks rose to his chamber window; the hundred perfumes of the little flower-garden beneath scented the air around; the deep-green meadows shone in the morning dew…

  • w A T E r

    w A t E R

      Photography are miniatures of reality that anyone can make or acquire. — susan sontag said that

  • s T E p S

      I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns. — Sir Winston Spencer Churchill said that

  • c L o S E d

    c L O s E d

      always closed on Mondays   One of the ongoing projects of modern art, and probably its most serious, is to tell what it’s really like to be living here now. Not what it’s like on television or in advertisements, not what it’s like to be a cohort, but what it’s like to be a…

  • O, Brother

    O, Brother

      i find people have a tendency to make statements that are too broad. i.e., “All men take women for granted”, or “All women are too emotional”, or “Children never like green vegetables”. when i hear statements such as these, i have developed a new habit of audibly saying, “No. That is too broad of a…

  • it's heaven

    it’s heaven

      10:00 AM and I felt like I’d already done a day’s work straitening up the house, feeding and dressing two toddlers; Johnny 4 and Carrie 3, but finally we were on the road heading into town to take care of Monday morning errands. The air was brisk, but the unexpected sunshine made it feel warmer…

  • table for two

    table for two

      The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. — i don’t know who said that

  • 3 bells

    3 bells

      so, perhaps you’ve heard someone say, “how many bells is it?” when they wanted to know what time it was. that saying comes from people who remember bells chiming the number of the hour from a clock tower. this image contains two structures; a courthouse in the forefront and a church building behind it.…

  • m a e ' s

    m a e ‘ s

      The places we have known do not belong only to the world of space on which we map them for our convenience. None of them was ever more than a thin slice, held between the contiguous impressions that composed our life at that time; the memory of a particular image is but regret for…

  • p o V E R t Y

    p o V E R t Y

      The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich. Consequently, the modern poor are not pitied, but written off as trash. — John Berger…