Posted: September 24, 2015 Filed under: books, states of mind, time and space | Tags: american fiction, herman melville, moby dick
One of dozens of such illuminative moments: “… for it is so shaded off into the surrounding infinite of things, that it seemed one of the general stolidity discernible in the whole visible world; which while causelessly active in uncounted modes, still eternally holds its peace, and ignores you, though you dig foundations for cathedrals.”
Posted: September 22, 2015 Filed under: people, photography, time and space | Tags: laddawan hamric, photography
Me and Laddawan with two friends at a neighborhood bar two nights ago. They were projecting a TV program on a screen behind me. September 20, my birthday.
Posted: September 20, 2015 Filed under: photography, sight seeing, southern religion | Tags: backwoods churches, photography, southeast texas
Part of a documentary photography project I worked on in the 70s and 80s.
Posted: August 21, 2015 Filed under: photography, places, sight seeing, time | Tags: backwoods churches, photography, southeast texas
Part of a documentary project on backwoods churches in The Big Thicket country of southeast Texas that I worked on during the ’70s and ’80s.
Posted: August 19, 2015 Filed under: people, photography | Tags: art, fashion, hill tribes, mekong river
A profusion of textile art on my friend who lives in the mountains on the Mekong River near Laos.
Posted: August 17, 2015 Filed under: books, movies, sight seeing, writers | Tags: ernest hemingway, writers
Ernest Hemingway’s boyhood home in Oak Park, Ill. “Il faut, d’abord, durer.” – (“First of all, one must endure.”) – A saying of Hemingway, from a letter.