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One time I thought one thing mattered and that thing gave way, gave way like a diving board pulled from the diver when she was to spring to highest heights, it gave way like that to something else, this other … Continue reading

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the jungle is coming

Dreams and visions.

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2×2: A fiction

Her father named her Nola. As unlikely as it was, he was a jazz fan, hence the name. It was Saturday afternoon. Guatemala City was warm. Hawkers thinly disguised as street performers were in front of most stores near the … Continue reading

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24 Minutes Plus Six For Commercials

I don’t wonder so much now how I grew up thinking that life was going to be for me as it was for Steve McGarret (played by Jack Lord, actually born John Joseph Patrick Ryan–that’s three cool names) on Hawaii … Continue reading

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Just the photo. After my last post, I think it best to leave the words out…I say this even though I know that it will be hard for you not to go back and read it.  It’s bad.  Just owning … Continue reading

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Last House

I took all the pictures in Guatemala with a small Leica digital camera at my waist. I assumed the camera saw about what I was seeing and fired hundreds of frames. Any street photographer uses this technique. Having a small … Continue reading

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Mistakes

We had been in Guatemala a few days, walked the market a few times, set up the OR’s and been in the clinics; we were working hard by this time. The OR was full of cases. Three operating tables–they are … Continue reading

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Goes Away

It’s moving away. I t   i   s . The time I thought I had, I had that time, but I don’t think of it that way when I want more… time, I mean. The time I have “used” … Continue reading

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I Saw This (for Phil)

He’s 5, Chuck Taylor’s on his feet, before they were hip, when they were still just white shoes on a white boy, walking through the hood. He is kicking the can when that was still the name for ‘tag’. He … Continue reading

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Oregon via Chicago

I went to Chicago and walked and made some pictures and let myself do nothing too important for a little while. I went to the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College to see an exhibit called “Limits of Photography”. … Continue reading

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