Like the website that hosts it, this blog is only concerned with using art and brief texts to uncover the bias and other limitations of thought conditioned by memory and tradition, thus also revealing how this largely unacknowledged tribal egotism that affects all human beings creates and sustains the systemic disorder and violence of the world in which we all live.

Without a radical awakening to the immense distance between our mental and social reality and the truth, we are condemned to continue living in the same cruel division, conflict, and sorrow to which we ourselves sustain with our personal memories, thoughts, and desires.

A Brand New Wedding Guestbook Hits the Market!

I have just finished this 7.25 x 7.25” hardand hand-bound notebook that may be just what you are looking for if you are getting married or need a gift for a friend who is.
It has 90 pages of 24Lb., acid free writing paper, and Taughannock creek shale and Cayuga lake fossils and stones embedded in the front linen-lined cover. The back cover displays a high relief design. (US$ 150.00)
Here are some pics; click on the first thumbnail to see all pictures in full and up-close.
Let me know here if you’d like to purchase it.



Close and Lively Encounters ― Photo Essay - 17

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