Category Archives: Snapshots

Collections of photographs taken at different times or locations but organized around a central theme.

Mountains (August 2017)

 

But I shall go down from this airy space, this swift white peace, this stinging exultation.
And time will close about me, and my soul stir to the rhythm of the daily round.
Yet, having known, life will not press so close, and always I shall feel time ravel thin about me;
For once I stood
In the white windy presence of eternity.
~ Eunice Tietjens (1917)

Patrick Y. Wang (1977 – 2005)
Andrea “Andy” Basque (1963 – 2008)


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Natural Shapes (July 2017)

“Think not of what you see, but what it took to produce what you see.” ~ Benoit Mandelbrot


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Southwest (June 2017)

“In the Grand Canyon, Arizona has a natural wonder which is in kind absolutely unparalleled throughout the rest of the world. I want to ask you to keep this great wonder of nature as it now is. … The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt


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Beaded Waters (May 2017)

We find water droplets – particularly those on leaves – inherently fascinating, as they seem to serve as metaphors for a wide range of human perceptions and emotions.


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Farewell to Glacier… (May 2017)

“The prediction that glaciers will be gone from Glacier National Park has been moved up by 10 years to 2020, the same year it’s predicted the Arctic Sea will be ice-free in the summer.” ~ Bill Kurtis


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“An inordinate fondness…” (May 2017)

There is a story, possibly apocryphal, of the distinguished British biologist, J.B.S. Haldane, who found himself in the company of a group of theologians. On being asked what one could conclude as to the nature of the Creator from a study of his creation, Haldane is said to have answered, “An inordinate fondness for beetles.”


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