All posts tagged: photography

Tundra Dawn by Denise Merat

A small band of scarlet pushes up against blue dark horizon, a slow reversal –  one minute less than yesterday.   Shuffling into slippers, I slide on my long, black woolen coat and wrap my scarf against the chill, snug about my neck. In late […]

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Women of the Desert by Jaclyn Maria Fowler

Several generations of women—mothers and daughters, sisters and aunties and nieces—gathered, cooking over an open fire behind the high walls of the family compound. We sat outside, not far from the wavy red dunes of the desert, enjoying the last of the fast-receding winter weather. […]

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Exposure by James Patterson

It wasn’t until I rode over Pumpkin Vine Hill in a snowstorm that I earned my stripes as a motorcycler. It was late October 2013, and I was on my way to Argentina when an overnight system descended on the southeast corner of Wyoming, turning […]

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The Almighty Zero Kilometer by Anthony Bain

The Spanish province of Palencia is an unwelcoming place during Spring. Dense fog and snow drifts cover the roads; some major highways are closed. The roads that run through the province are little more than featureless, endless stretches of asphalt flanked by wheat fields, forests. […]

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Mud, Fingers, and Fire by Rachel Hoffman

Women’s Work… In West Africa, women make pottery. They mine the mud, age it into clay, wedge it to align the particles, form the vessels, and fire them. After firing to ‘bisque’ temperature, water no longer dissolves clay. The vessel walls do remain permeable, though, […]

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