Sunday, January 27, 2013


UofA Computer Center, 1/27/2013

rounding the bend

Park Ave / University Blvd Streetcar Track, Tucson, AZ  01/27/2013
Freshly laid curve of the new streetcar track at University Main Gate adjacent to the UofA this afternoon.   This is looking southwest in the Park Ave / University Blvd intersection.

I'll hopefully be able to catch up on past photos that need to be posted on my blog soon.  I've been having to deal with a family medical crisis that has been requiring a lot of my attention lately.

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Built By The People And Dedicated To The Advancement Of...

12/31/2012, Boston First Night Celebration, Ice Sculpture
Every year at Boston's First Night celebration they have several large carved ice sculptures.

This sculpture was particularly timely since the US federal "fiscal cliff" stalemate between Republicans and Democrats was still in progress (and still is, sigh).  Before nightfall, the sculpture looked as above, seemingly showing the Republican and Democrat icons celebrating the release of doves.  The carved stone inscription on the Boston Public Library in the background seems appropriate.

12/31/2012, Boston First Night Celebration, Ice Sculpture
Revisiting the sculpture later at night, a crowd of frozen protesters has appeared, or, perhaps they were raising their arms in celebration?  Hard to say, politics can get quite chilling at times.  Many interpretations could be make of this cold piece of carved art -- that makes for good art, right?

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Raven about those shoes

12/29/2012, deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Lincoln, MA
While out for a chilly bird walk before the New Year, I found that the walking birds were also wearing shoes...

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Happy New Year!

12/7/2012, 4thAve, Tucson, AZ
Here we go, flying off into a New Year again!  Fasten your seat belt and enjoy the ride!