In addition to all the usual challenges that Monarchs face in defending their power, there’s the fact that both Monarchs are women, which puts them at a particular disadvantage in the cruelty being inflicted upon them. It’s brutal.
What’s brilliant about Eastwood in The Mule is that he’s playing a man who is trying desperately to not appear broke, willfully avoiding dealing with his family issues, and trying to hold on to his bad ass-ness, and failing at all three.
Taken at Duke Gardens on January 5, 2019. I like how the sun and shadows light up the petals as it moves in the wind.
Even in the dead of winter, there’s lots to see and admire. I decide that today was going to be “sunlight through leaves and petals” day at Duke Gardens.
My theme for 2019 is “person to person.” That means reversing my tendency to be a hermit and making more of an effort to engage with people, one-on-one. More direct. In person when possible. Broadcasting out stuff is not keeping up with relations.
Here are some of my favorite pictures from this year’s visit to the NC Chinese Lantern Festival.
Dazzling light display. I like the silhouettes of the people in front of it. Taken at the NC Chinese Lantern Festival, in Cary NC.
Marshall McLuhan famously said, “The medium is the message.” And Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse pretty much proves the point. The production design of the animation is truly a tribute to comic books.
Last week I had the chance to visit the world’s largest Harris Teeter.
My entry in Tracey’s 10th annual cookie decorating party