Monthly Archives: September 2010

Cruisin’

Bridget For the first part of our September European vacation, we took a cruise.  Specifically, we took the Holland America 10-day “Roman Empire” cruise, Sept. 8-18.  The itinerary ostensibly covered selected locations within the middle-Mediterranean Roman Empire, but much of … Continue reading

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That Was Fun, Wasn’t It?

Pistol at Home There we were last night, 3-4 minutes into Act II of Gluck’s Orpheus and Eurydice in the Minnesota Opera’s innovative and dramatic new production at the Ordway Theater in St. Paul, as Orpheus descends to Hades to … Continue reading

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A Long Trip

Brooke & Erin 6-1 If you’ve been reading here recently, you will have gathered we’ve been in Paris.  What I hadn’t previously written, however, is that before that we were cruising the Eastern Mediterranean. All this will be documented in … Continue reading

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“Next Time You Are in Paris”

Olivia Finale Check out the Maison Europeenne de La Photographie in the the Marais District, 5/7 rue de Fourcy, 75004 Paris.  We went there yesterday on a rainy afternoon and the place was packed.  A stimulating multi-part exhibit of Kimiko … Continue reading

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Who is That Woman?

Allison in Bed 24 [Postings for the next few days may be sporadic or abbreviated.] Our nude models are reticent, and probably properly so.  Few of them use their real names and insist that we use a nom de guerre … Continue reading

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Inviting Trouble

Form and Substance [Postings for the next few days may be sporadic or abbreviated.] Received recently from a good friend: How are you doing?— This has to come to you in a hurry because of my predicaments, I had a … Continue reading

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Ailuros 25 [Postings for the next few days may be sporadic or abbreviated.] This post is definitely NSFW. I recently had the opportunity to view in person three principal non-photographic works of erotic and explicit art:  Gustave Corbet’s L’Origin du … Continue reading

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Guess Where They Stand

Amanda Reclines [Postings for the next few weeks may be sporadic or abbreviated.] I encountered a couple recently who I think typifies this country’s current lines of demarcation.  Based on a simple comment:  The woman allowed how for her mother’s … Continue reading

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Angelique 1-11 [Postings for the next few weeks may be sporadic or abbreviated.] Nicholas Kristof wrote a cogent and persuasive op-ed in yesterday’s The NY Times directed at those on the Christian right and other extremists who have vilified Muslims … Continue reading

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What Would You Do?

Intensity 7-22 [Postings for the next few weeks may be sporadic or abbreviated.] A recent discussion over on Flickr that veered into questions about what to do if one’s photographs begin appearing where they shouldn’t got me to thinking once … Continue reading

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