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Stanford at Night

I’m taking a short course in the History of Photography at the new McMurtry Building adjacent to the Cantor Center for the Arts. The class is held in a projection room that is just off the 3rd floor roof garden. … Continue reading

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Friend — Share your favorite sights

This sculpture by George Segal is called Gay Liberation, but I’ve always thought of it as “A group of friends.” This week’s photo challenge is about Friends. I’ll share a gallery of candid shots that I’ve taken of people enjoying the … Continue reading

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Summer Reading: Escaped God Particle Terrorizes Countryside

My summer reading always includes at least one sci-fi novel; the choice this year is Book: The God Particle, A Simple Tale of Subatomic Particle Metaphysics by Scottish writer Peter Lihou. Lihou’s story begins with a news event: a European … Continue reading

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Adrienne Rich—American Poet is Dead at 82

Anthologist and poet Rita Dove included three poems from Adrienne Rich’s The Fact of a Doorframe: selected poems, 1950-2001 in the Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry. Adrienne Rich, influential poet and writer, is dead at 82. Rich’s distinguished career … Continue reading

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