Archive for January, 2014

Coloured State of Grace

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Taken spring 2013 at my parents’ garden in Syracuse, New York. Shut your eyes, wait, think of nothing. Now, open them … one sees nothing but a great coloured undulation. What then? An irradiation and glory of colour. This is what a picture should give us … an abyss in which the eye is lost, […]

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Some Things Dinosaur

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Claire’s class sends home book biweekly. Students are to read it and make a project to show and tell to the class. This week was Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones by Byron Barton. She wanted to make fossils, and so we dug up some toys, mixed salt dough, and made some. Dinosaurs are a beloved topic […]

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Saturday, January 11th, 2014

Light did spread from corner to corner like a blanket above her. But it also touched in and out of tall trees like a thread. Day was sharp, but the shadows were soft, and she liked the way they curved around into night. There was a strange moistness to the air, a little like tears, […]

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