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Vanderbilt in Black and White

Vanderbilt was one of our stops on the Great Grad School Parade of 2015.  Cornelius Vanderbilt is depicted in the sculpture above.  He was seventy-nine years old when he contributed the funds that launched Vanderbilt University.  The notation on the … Continue reading

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The Gate

Too many people spend their energy building walls.  So much effort is put into separating “us” from “them”.  Race, lifestyle, religion, politics…each a brick piled one on the other until the wall finally keeps us apart, isolating us from the … Continue reading

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Snowing

It snowed for an entire day. More than anything, I wanted to snap a photo that could catch the flakes as they fell from the sky–to suspend them in time and air. But it was bitterly cold outside, and I … Continue reading

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Chopin’s Grave

The muse weeps atop the grave of Chopin while holding a broken lyre. Frederic Chopin died in 1849 yet his grave is still visited every day.  A crowd gathers bringing flowers and waiting in turn for the chance to snap … Continue reading

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Parisian Cobblestone

The streets, sidewalks, courtyards outside residences and public buildings–cobblestones cover the ground in Paris everywhere you look.  It seems as though they’ve been there forever; though they are worn, they never wear out.  Curving, swirling or straight as a pin, … Continue reading

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