08.29.13 days of wine & roses

They are not long, the days of wine and roses:

Out of a misty dream

Our path emerges for a while, then closes

Within a dream.

from ‘Vitae Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetat Incohare Longam’ by Ernest Dowson

blog082913_lamps and flowers241/365: lamplight and flowers

06.10.13 objects in the mirror

Surrealist funhouse still life complete with dreamy distortion, random objects and disembodied human forms. Open to subconscious rambling, window shopping or whatever floats your boat.

blog061013_vintage mirror161/365: vintage shop

sunshine on the water

This is my favorite kind of image – something mundane turned mesmerizing through the lens and the mind’s eye. It has all kinds of beautiful suggestion and also works on a totally abstract level. I keep thinking that it looks like amber in a re-animated, liquid form. And I imagine all those imprioned insects stretching and wriggling their legs after so many petrified eons…

sunshine on the water (looks so lovely, sunshine almost always gets me high)