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  • the c h e f

    the c H e f

      It’s so beautifully arranged on the plate; you know someone’s fingers have been all over it. — Julia Child said that     image notes: transparency. disjointed text. sliced text. why ? trends.

  • c o l o r

    burnt sienna

      in studying color theory for web design purposes, i’ve found quite a few theories of people who strongly believe each letter of the alphabet should have a specific color assigned to it. i don’t claim to understand their theories, but i do have a favorite theory which assigns each letter to one of three…

  • b L o o M

    b L o o M

      Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, in the confines of one single photograph, of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes. — Henri Cartier-Bresson said that

  • H20

    sTEaM iRoNiNG

      you drink a coca-cola from a bottle, wash it out, fill it with water and cork it with this thingamajig then, you sprinkle the water on clothes, sheets, pillowcases, etc., place those items in a plastic bag and let them sit for a couple of hours. after this, you iron the clothes, sheets, pillowcases,…

  • clocktower

    clock tower

      The Old Courthouse Fayetteville, Arkansas   Clock: A machine for measuring time, indicating the hour and other divisions by means of hands moving on a dial plate. Its works are moved by a weight or a spring, and it is often so constructed as to tell the hour by the stroke of a hammer…

  • basics

    b A s i c

      As a child, I always requested “Cabbage and Meatballs” for my birthday dinner. It was one of the staple dishes my mother made. She learned to make the dish from my dad’s mother who was German by lineage. My grandmother’s grandparents immigrated to America from Germany and her father and mother were both of…

  • gar.lic

    gar . lic

      i’m going to cook this weekend. take my grandmother’s recipes, add the spices of the deep south, kick back, gather, eat, live   Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains; another, a moonlit beach; a…

  • oNE fiSh

    oNE fiSh

      one fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish it never grows old, does it ?

  • tulips

    the tuLiPS bloOMed

      A flower’s appeal is in its contradictions. So delicate in form yet strong in fragrance, so small in size yet big in beauty, so short in life yet long on effect. — Adabella Radici said that

  • l i F E

    my l i F E

      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 man or a woman in…

  • amelia

    a m E L i a

    White is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black. God paints in many colours, but He never paints so gorgeously as when He paints in white. — Gilbert Keith Chesterton said that     Exif data: Aperture Value: 3.615 Exposure Time:…