The Black Tree Mood

Yesterday’s, was clear and sunny and this photograph was taken in color. So why the dingy monochrome look? The simple answer is, it’s the way I felt.

This Covid-19 lockdown is getting on my nerves. The photograph could have and maybe even should have been developed as a colorful landscape. I just couldn’t do it.

It’s going to rain quite a bit this week.

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Bowtie Wearer With Bad Knees I spent my early years in Massachusetts in a little town called Easton. I went to Harvard, served in the Navy as Operations Officer on and LST, founded a construction company and served in the state Legislature as Assistant Minority Leader. However my life really began when I moved to Maine and opened an art gallery. I've been around the fine arts in the commercial art business for over 25 years now and loved (almost) every minute of it. I look at every day is a gift, except when it's very cold outside or I have to go to the dentist.

5 thoughts on “The Black Tree Mood”

  1. I think this isolation is getting everyone down; other than closing the big cities and university towns, I can’t see the point of it.
    I am begining to feel as if this is a big political experiment and we are the subject (victims) being monitored for our reactions.
    Hay-ho, we live in interesting times.

  2. Hang in there, John. I believe the lockdown is beginning to get to everyone, especially with the arrival of spring. On another note, it’s nice to see you posting again. Stay safe and healthy!

  3. These are truly weird times. We’re being led (and misled) by ‘experts’ who really don’t know much more than our own individual intuitions tell us. Very encouraging that a sensible Swedish immunologist (and advisor to WHO) predicts casualties will likely be no greater than double a normal influenza season. It helps being an introvert…..the lockdown is like a gift from heaven. Your monochrome photograph tells the story perfectly. These days when we wish you to stay happy, safe and healthy we all really mean it.

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