Friday, August 28, 2009

woods, meadows, dragonflies

I stumbled through the woods looking for my old camp site (circa 1986) on the Goddard College campus, and saw I was on the right track when I found this foot bridge.

Here's the path cutting through the camp site. It leads down to the Winooski River, so I'm not surprised it's still there. 

And this is a path that used to be a road that ran parallel to the campus, leading out to the library, etc. Still used, just not maintained for non-foot traffic.

Not pictured here - the meadow and the dragonfly. I took a lot of pictures of the meadow and the dragonfly, but the meadow pics were all flat and not soft and vetch-filled feeling like I actually experienced the place. And the dragonfly? I also tried many times to photograph it, but no dice. Either it was moving too fast, it was a figment of my imagination, or maybe some happy combination of both! I saw a dragonfly close up hanging onto my shorts, that were drying on the line, earlier this summer. They are so much bigger that I realized! The one I saw yesterday was just huge, maybe 8-10 inches long. Figment or no, I am riveted when I see them.

Thursday, August 20, 2009


In case the writing isn't visible:
Printed on this photograph (top) Free Tatiana, (bottom) Drawing is not a crime.

I found this affixed to the window, and took a photograph of it, at the top of the Crow's Nest in the Painting Building at Goddard College, when I visited last Friday. 

Saturday, August 1, 2009

An Evening at Lamb Abbey

This is a drawing I did of Gabriel Egan. He played violin last night at Lamb Abbey Art Society, opening for Moose Jackson Danger Angel and the Rogue Birds, which he also played in. Afterwards I went to the Savoy, the last late night show from Sci-Fi July, and saw Dr. Strangelove.

And this is a photo of the Rogue Birds. I took a bunch of photos, but this was the only one that came out readable. Interesting, if not very, um, illustrative of the people in the band...