The beauty of a Ricoh GR for street photography is that you can take a picture and move on before your subject is really aware of what’s going on.
It may be because it’s raining right now or I just watched a powerful video on the events of 9/11 that I’m posting this photo. Somehow this drug addict seems emblematic of the mental state of our President. Scrounging around for the next media high to fuel his insatiable ego, regardless of the suffering involved. This poor guy and Donald Trump desperately need help….
It’s time for a rest. A quiet break from the frantic acrimony that grips our nation. Maybe for a while we can just sit and watch the water flow slowly by. There is a natural world that needs our love. Let’s give some time to caring for it.
There’s a lot that could be said about the symbolism of this photograph, but I’ll leave it to you.
I was on my way to get lunch today when I came across this guy sitting under an overpass asking for money. I stopped, gave him some, and had a nice chat. He was being treated at the nearby Massachusetts Hospital and had only nice thing to say about his doctors. I gathered his cancer was very serious but his attitude was accepting of…
I would prefer to believe she was thinking of our present political situation and this was a scream instead of a yawn.
Avoiding things. I’m an expert. Yet putting things off hardly ever solves anything. So why do we keep doing it? Because we’re either lazy or scared of the unknown. Neither is a valid excuse.
This is taken in our local Starbucks at midday. I was struck by how many people, especially the ones in the foreground, seemed not particularly engaged with anybody. The exception to this is the lady at the right in the pink dress. Maybe this lack of focus is a result of us becoming so addicted to digital screens, not faces.
These photographs were taken about 5 minutes apart this morning as I was on my way to get groceries. I’m struck by how deep in thought both these women seem to be. Yet how can one be sure? Sometimes we just turn off our minds for a moment and enjoy the stillness within. Meditation helps. It’s worth practicing.