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Day Three Hundred Seven, November 25, 2011

another christmas about to roll by

Another orbit around the sun is about to be completed yet again and I have the sense it is moving too fast. I don’t know if you measure the year like Lea and I do with events, important happenings, like birthdays, first day of summer, school beginning and ending, Christmas… But having these markers along the way can sometimes make the elastic time feel as though it moves at head spinning speed. What new wonders will this new year bring I wonder…

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Day Two Hundred Seventy Seven, October 26, 2011

motion

We are always moving, from place to place, from moment to moment, forever on a journey to somewhere. Some move fast, others slow and some believe that they are not moving at all, but they are. All things move. Even what we see as still, stationary, dead, that is also moving. Yes, even my cup of coffee near my mac is whizzing at 107,000 km/h around the sun as I type this. Motion, another mystery to dive into…

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Day Eleven, February 2, 2011

spirals of color and lights

I am reading a book called Gilead, and in it I was moved by the character coming to the simple realization that the moon moves not in a circle around the earth, but in a spiral. I have always loved this contemplation of spirals in our universe and have loved to draw spirals repetitively.

Today, the second day in Boracay was a very internal kind of day for me. And I found that most of what I photographed was very close in, patterns, colors, shapes. Colors and lights stood out so much as part of what makes the beach area of Boracay what it is.