05-27-12 A View From Above

Inspired by an article on Lisbon, Portugal,in the Travel section of today’s NYT, I went back and looked at things I had from our trip there a couple years ago. This photo was taken from the top of a monument to the Portuguese explorers, who boldly went where no European white men had gone before….

Textured Light

I don’t think sunlight actually has texture nor can you actually see it – sunlight texturizes the things it illuminates. Right? But, instead of talking philosophy and physics I would rather talk about this photo, which wouldn’t exist if my mother-in-law hadn’t pointed out the look of the sunlight streaming through open Venetian blinds onto…