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When it gets quiet around here, it means I'm working on something. As I sometimes mention, this stuff doesn't write itself.
Posted on Thursday, 27 October 2011 at 10:06 AM in Blog Notes | Permalink
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It's OK to take a nap once in awhile.
Thursday, 27 October 2011 at 10:23 AM
Yes, I've been telling myself that :-) .
Sometimes your need to work on something coincides unfortunately with my need to avoid work for a while.
David Dyer-Bennet |
Thursday, 27 October 2011 at 10:24 AM
When we don't post comments, it may mean we are reading or digesting what you have written.
Richard Parkin |
Thursday, 27 October 2011 at 10:29 AM
The calm before the storm lol.
Thursday, 27 October 2011 at 12:08 PM
It just goes to show, Mike, that you don't pay those monkeys enough!
No worries. I have come to know that, when you take time out to write, something good is in the works. I look forward to seeing what is on your mind!
Ned Bade |
Thursday, 27 October 2011 at 12:51 PM
"Be vewwy, vewwy quiet. I'm hunting wabbits!"
Ken Ford |
Thursday, 27 October 2011 at 01:09 PM
You woke me up to say this? :)
Thursday, 27 October 2011 at 01:16 PM
OOOhhhh! I hope its a pony!!!!!
Patrick Perez |
Thursday, 27 October 2011 at 01:42 PM
Did you inadvertently provide a temporary sneak preview, or was I hallucinating? (again)
Thursday, 27 October 2011 at 01:50 PM
Thats okay with me ... Sometimes I wonder where you get it from :) Hard work I guess!
Peter Hovmand |
Thursday, 27 October 2011 at 02:38 PM
Sorry. An incomplete draft was published for a while sometime this morning. My mistake.
Mike Johnston |
Thursday, 27 October 2011 at 02:44 PM
Absolutely amazing post. I love it . thanks
Thursday, 27 October 2011 at 05:00 PM
WE are to assume you, Mike Johnston are doing something worthwhile?
So we shall sit and twiddle our thumbs
and see what appears over the horizon as the sun sets. It is after all "that" time of the year. May all the pagans on line enjoy; and the rest of you may now wonder what happened...
Bryce Lee |
Thursday, 27 October 2011 at 09:37 PM
One of my favorite books to browse is "Scene of the Crime." It's a compilation of black and white photos from the 1920 - 1940 L.A. police archives. Most all the photos were taken at the scenes of various gruesome murders, etc., and are strictly documenting the scene. They could not be more "naturalistic," and yet they are all devoid of any artistic sense. There is no illusion or attempt at art or mood, and they illustrate perfectly the difference you note between a photo merely referencing an event versus beeing naturalistic in an artistic way.
Friday, 28 October 2011 at 05:41 AM
Your photograph of Zander is very beautiful, Mike. And a good illustration of your point, one of the special strengths of photography.
Friday, 28 October 2011 at 10:03 PM
Calm before the storm is definately a good way of describing this.
Tuesday, 01 November 2011 at 08:09 AM
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