I’m in the process of scanning old photos, slides, and negatives. The sheer number makes the whole process daunting! One of the unexpected outcomes of my project is that many of the photos jog my memory of times now long gone.
Here’e an example
My grandmother, born in 1903, was a very progressive woman in her day. She was far… Continue reading
I came across an interview by the Paris Review Magazine with William Gibson*, the sci-fi writer who created the neologism, “cyberspace.” His perspective is always so challenging and insightful.
This portion of the interview is making the rounds in cyberspace:
It’s harder to imagine the past that went away than it is to imagine the future. What we were… Continue reading
Near my hometown of Pensacola, this photo of Orange Beach, Alabama: what once was crytstal clear, slightly blue/green water — so clear you can see your toes on the white sandy bottom. Now, ruined — probably forever. (Click to enlarge.)
Drill baby, drill!
Source: The Guardian… Continue reading