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AND NOW, BACK TO OUR REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAM

Wrapping up our look at the plant in Cambria, Wisconsin:

I know: same but different. I hoped you might excuse that repetition, based on the slightly different framing. 52 more words

Photography

50 Days.

When I was a young girl, I had dreams of saving the world–dreams of grandeur. The thing is, I never grew out of those dreams. It’s March 2nd, 2015. 257 more words

Extraordinary Self

Wabi-Sabi

In my thirties I fell in love with a Japanese aesthetic/world view called wabi-sabi.

As I understand it, at its heart wabi-sabi is the Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection and profundity in nature, of accepting the natural cycle of growth, decay, and death. 352 more words

STEAMY!

Three images from the ethanol plant in Cambria

After so much narrative yesterday, I’ll stick with pictures today.

How DOES one answer a stranger who asks why you are taking so many pictures of his facility? 13 more words

Photography

Something about imperfection

There is a kind of beauty in imperfection. – Conrad Hall

I am originally from the country where the word Wabi-Sabi comes from.

I long understood the word as something that described the humble beauty;

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Writing

Practice 4

The lesson of Practice 3 is about the “danger” of attachments.  Practice 4 leads on from this really, in saying that nothing lasts.

Our bodies weaken, our minds lose their sharpness, our eyes dim, our loved ones die, our possessions are lost or break. 164 more words

Wisdom