Monthly Archives: August 2011

Google Earth goes to the Amazon

Members of the Brazilian and U.S. Google Street View and Google Earth Outreach teams have begun capturing images of the Amazon and Rio Negro Rivers in northwest Brazil, using Google’s Street View technology. According to Google’s official blog: In partnership … Continue reading

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“Money is like water”

“Gertrude taught me that money is like water. Money flows through all our lives, sometimes like a rushing river and sometimes like a trickle. When it is flowing, it can purify, cleanse, create growth and nourish. But when it is … Continue reading

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“On a red gold throne in the heart of the sea”

“For a time I believed not in God nor Santa Claus, but in mermaids.” ~ Sylvia Plath Sylvia Plath grew up near the ocean, in Winthrop-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, and was indelibly shaped by its influence in a myriad of ways. In … Continue reading

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Guest artist: Nancy Ryan

Up Steps Before I knew this mesa. This cusp, This baked potato skin earth, Cracked from working, dust smooth from hard winters There was water, abundance, a natural migration of animals. The rabbit cheeked seed slowly, the snake lazed on … Continue reading

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Wordless in water

The New York City-based modern dance duo Eiko & Koma have worked with many raw elements–sand and leaves, earth and naked human flesh, water and…water. Water has been one of the most important and frequent elements in our work. For … Continue reading

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Guest artist: Kristine McCallister on Hilaire Hiler

As a color consultant, I was recently asked if I would choose some colors for a fish store/fish counter in Chicago. I received four photographs and was asked to “do something.” I noticed that the photographs all had these huge … Continue reading

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“My limbs are made glorious”

“The same stream of life that runs through the world runs through my veins night and day and dances in rhythmic measure. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth into each blade of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of flowers. It is the same life that is rocked in … Continue reading

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