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Dorothea Lange; the Politics of Seeing

Dorothea Lange was born in 1895 and she lived in New York as a child. As a youngster, she survived polio, and then when she was six her father left the family. About photography, Lange once said, “I had a … Continue reading

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Obtainium Cup II: Mare Island

Mare Island sits due west across the Napa River from the Navy town of Vallejo. The island was home to the Mare Island Naval Shipyard from 1852 until 1996, when its closure was completed. The shipyard still sports huge dry … Continue reading

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Both/ And

I saw this drawn on a driftwood log on the beach at the mouth of Big River, in Mendocino, California. I thought it was beautiful and intriguing and I took a picture of it. And then I discovered that I … Continue reading

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Vacation Day One: The Jesus Bus

  I saw it first in the parking lot behind Fort Ross Store.  Since sometimes I’m stupid, I read it,at first, as “Resus.”  I tried to make that be “Resuse–” as in “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” but the bus was having none … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Morning Crows

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The Vanishing Lighthouse

The only part of the coast veiled in fog Saturday afternoon was the spit of land the Point Arena lighthouse occupies.  The lighthouse is currently swathed in some kind of translucent fog-colored plastic because they’re doing some kind reconstruction.  It’s … Continue reading

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No Matter Where We Go, There We Are

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Incoming

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Fiddler

This is apropos of nothing.  I just think it’s one of the best photos I’ve ever taken. I get no credit for the way the tarp they had in the back looks kind of seipa toned, or the way a crease … Continue reading

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Cousins for Life?

No time off for good behavior?

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