Category Archives: My Heart’s Blog

So I love urban exploration, ruins and hidden treasures, that leave the mark of our time and past. Growing up one of the first singer songwriter songs that I remember was the “Sounds of Silence” by Simon and Garfunkel.  The … Continue reading

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Great collection of old architecture in India  Take a look. http://petapixel.com/2015/09/05/photos-the-beautiful-architecture-of-indias-ancient-stepwells/

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The three legged Buddha is an incredible work housed at the Storm King Art Center in NY.  My first thought was that the head was the head was Buddha’s, but after reading the description I have come to think that … Continue reading

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The perfect blossom is a rare thing. You could spend your life searching for it and it would not be a wasted life. Perfect, they are all perfect. Katsumoto The Last Samurai The significance of the cherry blossom tree in … Continue reading

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I’m probably just old enough to be part of the last generation that would remember the classic American tobacco shop.  You know with the jars of loose tobacco, and racks of pipes, shelves of cigars in boxes, a carousel of … Continue reading

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Okay, I started with these dried roses that I’ve been saving. Then wanted to try something in which you create an impressionist image by layering multiple shots of the same image.  I took 41 and the idea was that when … Continue reading

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I was so bored last night. Then I stumbled onto a new Joe Bonamassa show called “Joe Bonamassa: Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks”. It’s a tribute to Muddy Waters and Howlin Wolf. Imagine my surprise when it was over and … Continue reading

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Pygmalion & Galatea Best known from Greek Mythology, and the inspiration of many plays, stories and of course paintings. It is from on such painting that I have come to know this myth. Having grown up in Queens N.Y. and … Continue reading

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Well Christmas has come and gone, and we’re on the cusp of yet another year. Hard to believe tomorrow will be 2015. In the past I’ve set goals for the New Year, but I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. There’s … Continue reading

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I just returned from Haiti where I particapated in a one week service trip with 10 students and another mentor.  I was grueling, hot, humid, and a lot of hard work.  As I’m working on my pictures and trying to … Continue reading

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The following paragraphs are taken from the Wikipedia entry about Haiti. I am thrilled to have the very highest privilege to go to Haiti tomorrow accompanied with 12 amazing people who have volunteered there time and energy, to reach out and … Continue reading

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The Scranton Cultural Center – Masonic Temple (formerly the Masonic Temple and Scottish Rite Cathedral) is a theater and cultural center in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The Cultural Center’s mission statement is “to rejuvenate a national architectural structure as a regional center … Continue reading

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Inspiration can come in so many forms in so many genres.  Creative people looking to be inspired in words, music, visual disciplines, that throughout history they’ve given it a name, “The Muse”.  I’ve recently been signing up for these news … Continue reading

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I’ve come across this video “Dark Side of the Lens” a few times now and in my experience that tells me that there is something that I need to take from it.  Some lesson I need to learn; or perhaps … Continue reading

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  “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover … Continue reading

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