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Further beyond the broken building: on the sudden decline of some old ruins

“These seemingly sleepy, old-fashioned things, defaced houses, closed-down factories, the debris of shipwrecked histories still today raise up the ruins of an unknown, strange city.”  2,095 more words

Meaning Making

"Well, at least there's someone whiter than me here."

My sister Chie had just come down to Maryland to visit me this past weekend and wanted to do fun things, like the things we would normally do if we were both at home. 385 more words


VIDEO: Mysterious Stone Building

By D. Lanier Shook                              October 20. 2014

Last July we shared a beautiful video of a stone building along the trail to the Catawba Falls near Old Fort, North Carolina. 83 more words

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A precarious situation

My friend Donna Catterick and I spent some time exploring this old ice house. We’d walked under those tanks a few times before she noticed how much they were leaning. 26 more words


Photo Set: Rockland Psychiatric Center

Yesterday, I posted about my visit to The Living Museum at Rockland Psychiatric Center. It was an unexpected surprise when my OMH colleagues arrived at Rockand with enough time ahead of their meeting that we spent about twenty minutes driving through the sprawling campus. 410 more words

Chinese Restaurant, night

If you’ve been around this blog for very long, there’s a pretty good chance that you’ve seen some other photos of Santa Rosa; it’s one of my favorite locations. 103 more words


Change is constant

You’ve seen this place before. Here, and here, and here.

And it’s even in the header of the blog.

The place keeps changing. 21 more words