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365 Photography Project_3rd_9th Post

Writing is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as the headlights, but you make the whole trip that way
     -E.L. Doctorow, writer (b. 1931)
I like!! well, obviously or I wouldn't've post it but still...I like!!

December02_2012_Sunday_November books & vids
Sunday December 2, 2012_November books & vids_I find it interesting that the little tree is majorily out of focus while the books & vids are just a little. Or is it just me?
His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman was started in October but not finsihed until November, an amazing trilogy comprised of The Golden Compas, The Subtle Knife & The Amber Spyglass, it is a very complex story with multiple POV's, multiply unverses, gods, angels, warrior bears, witches, daemons, and so much more, all revolving around a 14 year girl & boy and destiny, I will read this again one day.
A Briefer History of Time by Stephen Hawking is a good overview of current physics, while Universe from Nothing: Why There is Something Rather Than Nothing by Lawrence Kraus is a fairly detailed discussion about the beginnings of the universe. My focus nonfiction-wise this year is physics so, there will be more.
The vid My Favorite Universe as taught by Neil deGrasse Tyson was WONDERFUL. Oh my goodness, the man loves his subject and that shows in all that he says and does. Also, Ancient Civilivations was very interesting, starting with Sumer and ending just before Greece takes off.
And last, Making Rounds With Oscar by David Dosa MD, my bookclub book, is about a cat who lives in a facility for people with varying degrees of dementia, that seems to clearly know when one of those patients is about to die. Very poingant.

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Tuesday December 4, 2012_ the wind was blowing, the rain was coming down and my little bush looked like a shaggy dog trying to shake the water off :D

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Comments

( 8 comments — Leave a comment )
shadownyc
Dec. 10th, 2012 06:38 pm (UTC)
Great works!

The second photo is so beautiful!!!
gaeln
Dec. 11th, 2012 01:47 am (UTC)
it was an enjoyable month reading and vidding-wise and thank you!! I liked how alive the bush looked :)
secretsolitaire
Dec. 11th, 2012 03:03 am (UTC)
I like that quote too. Nice pics!
gaeln
Dec. 11th, 2012 05:56 pm (UTC)
thank you!!
spike7451
Dec. 11th, 2012 10:52 am (UTC)
I like that quote too.

Love the photo of your bush. :D
gaeln
Dec. 11th, 2012 05:58 pm (UTC)
It's a good quote to remember.

And thank you!!
flashfly
Dec. 16th, 2012 05:58 am (UTC)
I heard an NPR story about the Oscar the cat. I want to watch the Hawking vid.
gaeln
Dec. 19th, 2012 06:40 am (UTC)
It's cool that Oscar's story was on NPR, he deserves the fame. I watched the Hawking vid to warm me up for reading his book and for me, that was the way to go. The deGrasse Tyson vid was by far the funnest, man loves his work.
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