The photographs of N.P. Thompson

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pretty dreams will rise up

pretty dreams will rise up

In memory of Jeanne Lee (January 29, 1939 – October 25, 2000)

Ringling

Ringling

getting somewhere

getting somewhere

so this is Christmas?

so this is Christmas

surfaces

surfaces

this side up

this side up

a romantic picture

a romantic picture

parched

In memory of P.J.S. on her fifty-ninth birthday.

untitled

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away inside

away inside

recommended listening: Tōru Takemitsu

Jem Studios and Galleries

Jem Studios and Galleries

Woodruff Quartet

Woodruff Q2

schizophrenics by moonlight

schizophrenics by moonlight

summer portrait

summer portrait

shelf life

shelf life

arms

Minneapolis polar bear

Minneapolis polar bear

Summer of ’94…

eye of a monster

eye of a monster

Posted with Edel Sokol, German-born proprietress of the Ann Starrett Mansion, in mind.

unattended crossings

unattended crossings

See also: pinned.

sunlit curtain

sunlit curtain “When he came out of the house the last intense light of the winter day was pouring over the town below him, and the bushy tree-tops and the church steeples gleamed like copper…

…he would never go away from Haverford; he had been through too much here ever to quit the place for good. What was a man’s ‘home town’ anyway, but the place where he had had disappointments and had learned to bear them?”

— Willa Cather, from Lucy Gayheart, 1935

Noah

Noah

open, to Spring

dirt and shadows

a long dream

a long dream

an afternoon

an afternoon

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