wordless wednesday

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Stopping By Toboggan Hill On A Snowy Evening

December 22, 2010

The snow is lovely, bright and deep / but she has promises to keep / and miles to go before she sleeps / and miles to go before she sleeps. Frost’s classic poem is, of course, haunting in its original form, but is it any more haunting than a cold winter afternoon spent trying to [...]

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Gandhi, Obviously, Never Had Birthday Cake

November 17, 2010

There are limits to self-indulgence, none to self-restraint. – Gandhi (Photographosophy, Gandhi Totally Should Have Tried Some Cake Edition) (Hey! You can enter this Windows 7 phone (plus chocolate!) giveaway every day! Here, too! And? The comments are really, really awesome and full of great ‘encourage your kids to embrace the idea that less is [...]

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Don’t Let Me Get Too Deep

November 3, 2010

(Further to yesterday’s reflections on the divine…) If, then, God is always in that good state in which we sometimes are, this compels our wonder; and if in a better state this compels it yet more. And God is in a better state. And life also belongs to God; for the actuality of thought is [...]

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The Standpoint Of The New

September 15, 2010

Philosophers have hitherto only interpreted the world in various ways; the point is to change it. — Karl Marx, Theses On Feuerbach (Eleventh Thesis) (Photographosophy, Future Activists Of The World Unite With Your Loveys And Take Over Edition.) (This time next week, I’ll be in Lesotho – I am traveling there this weekend, via, of [...]

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Real Ballerinas Dance In High-Tops

August 11, 2010

We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams. — Albert Einstein (cf. the Tutu Story, and What Is Photographosophy?) (Photo credit: JenIsJen, who has posted other amazing #tutusfortanner photos at her [...]

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Thus Spake The Soon-To-Be-Soaked Toddler

July 28, 2010

For believe me! — the secret for harvesting from existence the greatest fruitfulness and greatest enjoyment is – to live dangerously. – Friedrich Nietzsche (The Gay Science, section 283.) (From the Photographosophy files.)

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Performativity For Four Year Olds

July 21, 2010

There is no gender identity behind the expressions of gender… identity is performatively constituted by the very ‘expressions’ that are said to be its results. – Judith Butler (Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity)

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Ice Cream Wishes And Waffle Cone Dreams

June 23, 2010
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Wordless Wednesday: Sugar And Spice And Air Guitar Edition

June 9, 2010

My daughter on Saturday: My daughter on Sunday:

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