Monthly Archives: August 2009

State Fair Photos

Carissa Low Key 9 Nothing today but photos, from the 2009 Minnesota State Fair (click on any to see full-sized): My friend Rachel ———————— It’s Not It’s A Wonderful Life, But It’s Every Bit As Good Department I spoke too … Continue reading

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My Current Inspirator

Olivia High Key 9 At right my current inspirator, Olivia. From our most recent session. This was our second go-round, and from what I understand, her third time before the camera. She wrote after seeing our work: [The photos] do … Continue reading

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State Fair Day

Body Viewpoint 6-2 (High Key) Today is State Fair day. I had modest success photographing there in 2006 and 2007, but 2008 was pretty much a bust. I’m taking young friend Rachel, who has been through a patch of rough, … Continue reading

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Profuse Apologies …

Kristen 25 … to all who were put off, offended, bored or otherwise sickened by all the stuff written in this blog over the past few days regarding purely personal views of the meta-cosmos. At least the visits have not … Continue reading

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Why Be Good in an Ethically Neutral Universe? — The Last Word?

Sadie High Key 13 It seems my relative brief — and apparently cavalier — treatment of the title’s question two days ago was still not satisfactory. My friend Dave L responded yet again: Pretty weak argument, as I’m sure you … Continue reading

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Kristen 12 Nothing much of note this morning. Dental appointment for teeth cleaning. Work on new photos. Went yesterday evening to Preview Night at the State Fair, to see all the photos judged better than mine. Some were, some weren’t. … Continue reading

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Why Be Good in an Ethically Neutral Universe?

Michelle In a comment to my “Evolution of Atheism” posting yesterday, Dave Levingston asked: From your perspective, why behave “well”? How can you even arrive at an idea of “good behaviour” in that system? I suspect you will be inclined … Continue reading

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Evolution of Atheism (Recycled*)

Olivia 18 [Before getting to the meat of today’s essay — and, fair warning: it’s a hefty tome — let me note that Dr. L has combined part of my “Sappho” series with her own writings on photographic erotica, posting … Continue reading

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Evolution of Atheism

Angelique Busy day yesterday, but not with anything of note. Today also, I think. But nothing in particular to write about. ———————— A beautiful woman of color who hailed from the West Indies. She came to see herself in a … Continue reading

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Breaking Habits

Olivia 5 This recession has been noteworthy to some — especially media — for cutbacks in consumption. All that is understandable. What has not been covered, however, are the cutbacks that will turn out to be permanent discontinuities. Take me. … Continue reading

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