Date Archives May 2009

Prolific Creators

“No one works harder or with greater purpose than a child at play.” How true. And few toys feed the mind’s imaginaton like Legos. The trick is to ensure the DaVinci in us stays unbottled so we ponder and explore at voracious rates. All the better where there is a sibling to bounce your ideas against. Collaborators… Early Morning Concentration…Abe Pachikara, Copyright 2008 (click for larger image)The thought that goes into these is at times remarkable. As example, the “Spaceship for Two” comes with an imposing gun pointed at the… Read More

Stopping Time

Around the time I turned 15, I came to notice things I truly enjoyed, carefully measure how much had transpired, and for better or for worse, assess how much was “remaining.” The halfway mark was a wistful moment. All the more reason to be in the moment, burn the candle at both ends. If only I could stop things completely for just a while. Do we really need to go home now? …only 12 more days left in this trip… Only 5 1/2 weeks left in summer vacation… Man, it… Read More

Postures and Textures

We had the superb luck to attend a dance performance – it was one of those free events that could have easily commanded a $25/person door charge. The performers ranged from 6 years old to the teacher of these girls. The music, including the singing, was live. The outfits and make up were superb as you see here. And again, it was free. Crazy how uneven life is, eh?The Mountain…Abe Pachikara, Copyright 2008 (click for larger image) Technorati Tags: Dance