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Weekly Photo Challenge: Minimalist

An artfully executed minimalist photograph is anything but mundane. It illustrates a moment in time, or an artistic perspective, with simplicity and grace.

Minimalist photography is characterized by a large portion of negative space, a fairly monochromatic color palette with good contrast, and an interesting subject that is able to stand on its own to capture the interest of the viewer. 174 more words

S. Thomas Summers

Receipts from Another Era (edition no. 1)

Last Saturday, I happened upon the most fantastic book I have ever uncovered in my many years of thrifting. The sheer weight of the volume was enough to guarantee that this old book would be a treasure trove of intrigue and information. 273 more words

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Review of Looking Backward 2000 - 1887

At a recent used book sale I bought an intriguing book written by Edward Bellamy. It was published in 1887, with the premise of having been written in the year 2000. 826 more words

Book Responses

day 302/october 29, 2014

A section of the library at UNC contains books you’re not allowed to check out of the library. Which makes sense, since a university library probably has several very, very, very old books (especially considering the university’s age). 149 more words

Library Sale!

Today was a grand, glorious day! I spent most of the afternoon at a book sale one of the main libraries in town was holding. Six books for fifteen dollars, and considering I recently spent thirty-five dollars on… 455 more words

COLUMBUS AVE Street fair.....Fall 2014

Our local Columbus Avenue Street Fair is always fun.  The usual trash……very few treasures.

She was sooooo sweet………I had to buy a neckless for Ilona. 120 more words

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