Tag Archives: Weekly Photo Challenge

Elemental — Earth and Fire, Ceramics as Art

Above is  a detail of a large wood-fired stoneware sculpture by Peter Voulkos. The piece stands almost 4 ft. high, and is 2 feet wide and weights over 150 pounds. Imagine muscling that around a studio and into a kiln. … Continue reading

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Transient — Anonymous Drifter

As a famous drifter once said: “May the Force be with you.” The equation of force is cut into the steel sculpture Brilliance that is on display at the Palo Alto Art Center. There are 6 similarly shaped steel sculptures … Continue reading

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Wanderlust — Take the Bus

Is the bus getting ready to roll or, perhaps, is it there already. (click photo to enlarge; check out the guys on the roof.) Cheers, Carto This weeks photo challenge is “Wanderlust”. Follow this link to more blog posts, here.

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Wishes — A Poem by Robert Frost

Today the winter oaks are dark against the sky, but in a few weeks, as they turn spring green, the woods will take a softer look. Here is a poem about dark trees and a boy’s thoughts about an uncertain future. One … Continue reading

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Path — Walking on Windy Hill

Out for a walk on the path to Windy Hill; it’s the start of winter, but the grass is green and I think of spring. Where am I going? I don’t quite know. What does it matter where people go? Down … Continue reading

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Look Up — Afternoon Sun in Memorial Church

It’s intermission, the sun is streaming into Stanford’s Memorial Church and the iPhones are out. Don’t forget to Look Up now and then. Cheers, Carto  

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Partners — Brexit 1776, Hamilton (the musical)

A slow recovery from pneumonia is more pleasant if you take a good book from your library and play some music — I’ve been listening to Hamilton (the original cast recording) and reading along in Hamilton—The Revolution. Two hours of glorious, … Continue reading

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