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<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Because Snow Golems leave a constant trail of snow cover as they move, it is possible to farm that snow. "</span><br>—<span style="font-style:italic;">Mindcraft</span></span> Wiki

Winter Farm

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Winter Farm" (Detail)</span>

Winter Farm

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Mothers are inscrutable beings to their sons, always."</span><br>—A.E. Coppard, <span style="font-style:italic;">The Higgler</span></span>

Straw

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Freedom's just another word<br>For nothin' left to lose."</span><br>—Kris Kristofferson, <span style="font-style:italic;">Me and Bobby McGee</span></span>

Vessels of Eternal Verities

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"She walks in at the door, and flies out at the window"</span><br>—Charles de Montesquieu

Rose Window

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"But what Web services suggest is that the connection is always there between an application that is resident somewhere in the cloud, and a user who is somewhere on the other end of a connection."</span><br>—John W. Thompson, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Microsoft Corporation

Cloud Cathedral

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Cloud Cathedral" (Detail)</span>

Cloud Cathedral

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Dreams On The Shelf

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Dreams On The Shelf" (Detail)</span>

Dreams On The Shelf

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Boy began to sigh, looked up at the sky,<br>And told the moon his little tale of woe"</span><br>—Norah Bayes/Jack Norworth, <span style="font-style:italic;">Shine On, Harvest Moon</span></span>

Harvest Moon

Assemblage with original photography...


<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Youth is exactly like old age; it is a time of waiting for a big trip to an unknown destination. The chief difference is that youth waits for the morning limited and age waits for the night train."</span><br>—Bruce Catton, <span style="font-style:italic;">Waiting for the Morning Train</span></span>

Age Waits for the Night Train

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"The house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects<br>the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace."</span><br>—Gaston Bachelard, <span style="font-style:italic;">The Poetics of Space</span></span>

327 Lisbon Street

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Reminiscence: <span style="font-style:italic;">(noun)</span> apprehension of a Platonic idea as if it had been known in a previous existence."</span><br>—Merriam-Webster Dictionary</span>

Reminiscence

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Here we go mistaking clouds for mountains, oh"</span><br>—Andrew Bird, <span style="font-style:italic;">Danse Caribe</span></span>

Glade

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"The sea pronounces something, over and over,<br>in a hoarse whisper; I cannot quite make it out."</span><br>—Annie Dillard, <span style="font-style:italic;">Teaching a Stone to Talk</span></span>

Seven Syllables

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"In a certain faraway land the cold is so intense that words freeze as soon as they are uttered, so that words spoken in winter go unheard until the next summer."</span><br>—Plutarch, <span style="font-style:italic;">Moralia</span></span>

Words Spoken in Winter

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"...the tender connection between men and galaxies"</span><br>—Jim Harrison, <span style="font-style:italic;">Bridge</span></span>

Fisherman's Point

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the Universe is unfolding as it should."</span><br>—Max Ehrmann, <span style="font-style:italic;">Desiderata</span></span>

All You Have is All You Need

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">“Broke the windows at the logging company<br> Just to get a little release<br>Had to throw down my accordion<br>To get away from the police<br>And I say, keep it light enough to travel...”</span><br>—Geoff Berner, <span style="font-style:italic;">Light Enough to Travel</span></span>

Airstream

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"The greater concern was that the ascetic might lose his or her humanity (what we might call sanity) — break out of the strict regime and approach or even reach mental breakdown."</span><br>—Oxford Companion to the Body

The Ascetic's Dream

Chairs...


<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket."</span><br>—Charles Simic

Brigid's Chair

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"You take it on faith, you take it to the heart<br> The waiting is the hardest part"</span><br>—Tom Petty, <span style="font-style:italic;">The Waiting</span></span>

The Waiting

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"I'd like to be under the sea<br>In an octopus's garden with you."</span><br>—The Beatles, <span style="font-style:italic;">Octopus's Garden</span></span>

Aquarium

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Don't play what's there,<br>play what's not there."</span><br>—Miles Davis</span>

Big Jazz

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"...it being uncertain<br>that lovers can drive out demons<br>with the gift of an apple<br>or the twist of an arm."</span><br>—Tennessee Wiliams, <span style="font-style:italic;">Covenant</span></span>

Covenant

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;"> (Silence. Estragon looks attentively at the tree.)<br>Vladimir: "What do we do now?"<br>Estragon: "Wait."</span><br>—Samuel Beckett, <span style="font-style:italic;">Waiting for Godot</span></span>

Vigil

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"A physicist is just an atom's way of looking at itself."</span><br>—Niels Bohr

The Physicist

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"A stone from the hand of a friend is an apple."</span><br>—Moroccan proverb

The Present

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Cardinal Ximinez:</span> So you think you are strong! Well, we shall see. Biggles! Put her in the Comfy Chair!<br>(They roughly push her into the Comfy Chair)<br><span style="font-weight:bold;">Cardinal Ximinez</span> (with a cruel leer): Now - you will stay in the Comfy Chair until lunch time, with only a cup of coffee at eleven....Confess, woman. Confess! Confess!"<br> </span>—Monty Python's Flying Circus, <span style="font-style:italic;">The Spanish Inquisition</span></span>

Preferred Seating

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">“I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.” </span><br>—Tom Waits</span>

<span style="letter-spacing:1.5px;">Pipes of Pagan Mirth</span>

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">“No guru, no method, no teacher” </span><br>—Van Morrison, <span style="font-style:italic;">In the Garden</span></span>

<span style="letter-spacing:1.5px;">In the Garden</span>

Other...

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"I awoke today and found<br>the frost perched on the town."</span><br>—Joni Mitchell, <span style="font-style:italic;">Urge for Going</span></span>

Into Winter

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"I'm dancing in the room<br>As if I was in the woods with you"</span><br>—Elisa Toffoli, <span style="font-style:italic;">Dancing</span></span>

Dancer

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Is it curtain up or lights out?"</span></span></span>

Showbiz

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"Watching the data stream was the same. Packets of numbers flew in all directions, breaking and merging, arriving or departing, reversing direction suddenly."</span><br>—Matt Chisholm, <span style="font-style:italic;">The Fish</span></span>

DataStream

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">"‘Last night I dreamed’, said LXV-1, calmly."</span><br>—Isaac Asimov, <span style="font-style:italic;">Robot Dreams</span></span>

HeartBeep

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">“She's got everything she needs,<br>She's an artist—she don't look back.”</span><br>—Bob Dylan, <span style="font-style:italic;">She Belongs to Me</span></span>

The Artist

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">“When the autumn weather turns leaves to flame<br> One hasn't got time for the waiting game”</span><br>—Maxwell Anderson/Kurt Weill, <span style="font-style:italic;">September Song</span></span>

Leaves

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">“Dreams, if they're any good,<br>are always a little bit crazy. ”</span><br>—Ray Charles

Secret of the Universe

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">“Fred, you next," the plump woman said.<br> "I'm not Fred, I'm George," said the boy. "Honestly, woman, you call yourself<br>our mother? Can't you tell I'm George?"<br> "Sorry, George, dear."<br> "Only joking, I am Fred," said the boy and off he went.</span><br>—J.K. Rowling, <span style="font-style:italic;">Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone</span></span>

Gemini

<span class="title"><span style="font-weight:bold;">“You can't always get what you want<br>But if you try sometimes you just might find<br>You get what you need.”</span><br>—Mick Jagger/Keith Richards, <span style="font-style:italic;">You Can't Always Get What You Want</span></span>

Sufficiency