March 2011

Athenian Graffiti

If you’ve ever been to Athens, you’ve probably hoofed it up to the Acropolis, that big rock with the temple-bank-fortress on top. The caryatids are stunning. The Parthenon majestic. But the views!  Seen from high above, Athens is so blindingly white, so geometric, it seems less an urban center than  a broken ice field. But step down and take a walk through Athens, and you’ll… Read More

Out of the Blue

With the sun flaring, the Middle East exploding, and the Ring of Fire shaking, isn’t it nice to remember this is, when seen from space, the true color of Earth? Wishing you a calm and peaceful week.