Monthly Archives: July 2010

Longest-Lived Live Oak (in North Carolina)


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From Sontag’s Regarding The Pain of Others


To speak of reality becoming a spectacle is a breathtaking provincialism.  It universalizes the viewing habits of a small, educated population living in the rich part of the world, where news has been converted into entertainment—that mature style of viewing … Continue reading

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Just After Sunfall, Late July, Great South Bay


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From Sontag’s Regarding The Pain of Others


Photographs that everyone recognizes are now a constituent part of what a society chooses to think about, or delcares that it has chosen to think about.   It calls these ideas “memories,” and that is, over the long run , … Continue reading

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Southern Gothic (Airlie Gardens, Wilmington, NC)


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