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Abandoned buildings — I love them! They’re like, the best. Especially on torn up roads.


Berlin, a great introduction

Recently I spent a long weekend in Berlin a city that, due to its unique history, for a long time was a mecca for squatters and urban explorers alike. 281 more words

Abandoned Buildings

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.”  2,319 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

D. Lanier Shook

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