Methane-induced melt-hole on a frozen lake in the Brooks Range in Alaska in April of 2011.
Photo credit: Katey Walter Anthony
An unfamiliar city is a fine thing. That’s the time and place when you can suppose that all the people you meet are nice. It’s dream time.
Emilio Longoni (1859-1932), “Seule” - 1900.
Yet it feels as if I’ve been falling from this disappointment for days.
I wish that I had known in that first minute we met, the unpayable debt that I owed you.
The volcano Bárðarbunga, Iceland’s second-highest mountain, began to erupt on August 31st, reportedly flinging lava as high as a hundred and ninety feet in the air. Take a look at additional photos on Elements.
Top and bottom: Eggert Johannesson/AP, Middle: Stefano Di Nicolo/AP
Constantly talking isn’t necessarily communicating.
Emil Nolde , Autumm Sea XI , 1910
daughter // shallows
I am in chains. Don’t touch my chains.
Chinese carved celadon jade mountain-form pebble;
the interior very elaborately openwork and carved in high relief: with scene of two sages beside a stream, with pavilions behind, and a large pine tree overhanging; the pebble form left with much of its original rust color “skin” to the exterior; H: 7 1/4”