Abandoned places, derelict and overgrown, have their own special aura of nostalgia. Beneath all the dust, rust, rubble and cracks, there are stories of people who used to once go about their daily lives here. It’s as if the people in these places just picked up and left and slowly all things are being reclaimed… Read More Bridge to nowhere
There is something so warm and reassuring about window boxes with vibrant fresh flowers. It says that someone out there cares! – – – See more windows here.
“Every horizon, upon being reached, reveals another beckoning in the distance. Always, I am on the threshold.” ~ W. Eugene Smith – “There’s another horizon out there, one that you have to make for yourself and let other people discover it, and someone else will take it further on, you know.” ~ Gordon Parks – These pics… Read More Horizon over rooftops
For the weekly photo challenge, I went up close to focus on this painting of Lord Ganesha made from natural organic pigments. Ganesha is the harbinger of luck and prosperity. His head symbolizes the Atman or the soul, which is the ultimate supreme reality of human existence, and his human body signifies Maya or the… Read More My friend Ganesha
My favorite art and architecture of Paris come together in this one shot, two ways. See more shots in two ways here.
“One thing I’ve learned about art is that, it’s not perfect. It doesn’t have to be a flawless masterpiece. I’m not perfect, we’re not perfect… but right here, right now… is perfect. It’s a masterpiece.” ― Jac Prescott Winged Victory of Samothrace also called the Nike of Samothrace| Musée du Louvre – – –Aphrodite, Venus… Read More Masterpiece
Summer is here! As I feel the sweat over my brow I wonder how warm and long the days ahead will be. But hey, this is the season when laziness finally finds respectability “Summer, after all, is a time when wonderful things can happen to quiet people. For those few months, you’re not required to… Read More Change before you have to
Here’s about a wonderful day I spent in Kolkota, a city that at the first glance looks like she’s got trapped in a time warp (as if you’ve just stepped into a theater set of a 1950s play). But spend a day here, stand and stare, unfold, and she’ll soon hook you with her myriad of culture and heritage.… Read More A day in the city of joy
We tend to think of our selves as the only wholly unique creations in nature, but it is not so. Uniqueness is so commonplace a property of living things that there is really nothing at all unique about it. A phenomenon can’t be unique and universal at the same time. – Lewis Thomas Everyone thrives… Read More Uniqueness is commonplace
“If music be the food of love, play on..” ― William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night. See more love here.