Category Archives: Paros

Gaudy Gods

In the Archeological Museum of Paros, there is a statue of Artemis from her sanctuary at the Parian Delion. It’s dated 360 BC and was discovered in 1899. And, like most all of the Greek statues I’ve seen, it’s white. … Continue reading

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Propagation

I collect clippings.  Some are from my neighbors but most are secretly stolen from plants I see when taking walks….SNIP SNIP SNIP.  Maybe it is A Very Naughty Thing to do.  But I prefer to see it as a way … Continue reading

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Apricots and Amaretto

Apricot season has begun and my neighbor’s tree is full of fruit. We save the seeds so we can crack them open for the kernels that we then crush and add to sugar cookie dough. The famous Italian amaretto liquer … Continue reading

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Critique Sheet #3

Identification of the Moment: Parian Coast, looking west, May 2017 Description: a digital foto taken of the horizon line as seen from the offing of Parikia. Analysis: there are clouds and waves but the foto is dominated by the horizon … Continue reading

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Critique Sheet #2

Identification of the Moment: Morning view from bathroom window, La Sussurrata, May 2017 Description: A colored foto showing a bougainvillea and a naked pergola. The purple flowers dominate the picture. Analysis: the picture was taken from inside a window.  However, … Continue reading

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Critique Sheet for Every Day Life

Instead of a selfie, why not photograph a moment such as when sitting at the kitchen table, or looking out the window, or stopping on a walk around the block then critiquing the photograph as if it were a painting. … Continue reading

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Daily Aesthetics

My friend Anthy is an expert at making life photogenic. She can turn even a simple act such as serving water into a photo shoot. Anthy’s Daily Aesthetics transforms the world around her into a magical place. Anthy’s Refreshment Glasses … Continue reading

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