What You Could See
I think I well photograph a little Mardi Gras. The Universe needs a little inbound positive energy for my friend, Chris. I don’t think I can take and take and take… Besides, looking a this older work makes me happy. That counts for something. Right.
Archival Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras past. Y’all know I’ll be a little busy while I’m in New Orleans so I thought I’d dig around in my archives and show you a few pictures you may not have seen. Color, energy, motion, joy. And, beads.
It Ain’t Over
Pictures. You know that I’ve been working in my archives looking for pictures for a project. I’ve found some, but not all. I did find this picture. A photograph. It is so appropriate because. I have been thinking lately about my past. You know, getting deep inside. I won’t write much about the picture on…
One Terrible Night
New Orleans is in mourning. The worst possible thing happened last night. A woman was crossing the street in between floats. Or, so she thought. She actually was trying to cross between two connected floats. She tripped or fell. The second float hit her and killed her. The Krewe of Nix came to a halt.…
Time for a change. I reckon that yesterday’s post about spring was a fairly good one. That’s a good way to go out. No. I’m not leaving. I’m just a little tired of photographing nature when I’m not even a nature photographer. I suppose it shows. Real nature photographers go places. Even if they stayed…
Beads ‘n Stuff
The rain, the beads and other stuff. There has been a fair amount of rain. Not quite the deluge that the weather folks have been hollering about, but enough to cause parades to be rescheduled — forward, not back — and for one to be moved from Saturday to today. That’s all fine. It gave…
Then There’s This
Mardi Gras. Things are taking shape. The city is getting ready. Decorations are popping up everywhere. Normally they are green, gold and purple. I have no idea why these are red. Or, why the skulls are featured. But, the whole thing caught my attention. Hopefully it will catch yours. The picture. Oh, you know.
This is where Mardi Gras beads come from. They grow on trees. All over the city. You pick them when they are ripe. But, seriously… They mostly come from China. The same place just about every inexpensively manufactured product comes from. Some glass beads still come from the Czech Republic. But, they are pricey and…