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Old 08-16-2016, 10:34 PM   #316
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It's hard to say. I did a series of photographs that were abstract. They were of ordinary things but taken in such a way as to remove context and thereby, identity.

The usual reaction was fascination, wonder, puzzlement - with people spending a lot of time looking at them and guessing what they were looking at, making up wild stories with each other about them and ALWAYS begging me to tell them what the photo was of.

For a while I would tell people if they really wanted to know. Invariably, when I did the excitement would drain from their faces and they'd say, "Oh." with a pathetic tone of resignation.

And that was it, knowing the answer pissed all over their parade and destroyed their interest in and enjoyment of the photos.

Sometimes, the questions are better than the answers.
Did you post them on the cellar? Do you still have them? That sounds really interesting and I'd love to see!
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Old 08-16-2016, 10:34 PM   #317
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My eldest son, Douglas Baker, performed and produced this music video. I love it, you will too. /proud dad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ePziMVQmGw



I suggest viewing it in fullscreen mode.
This is beautiful!
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Old 08-16-2016, 10:41 PM   #318
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Did you post them on the cellar? Do you still have them? That sounds really interesting and I'd lobe to see!
I don't think I did. At the moment they are on the computer that isn't working, when I get it sorted I will upload a couple,
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Old 08-20-2016, 09:43 AM   #319
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Very nice, V.
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Old 12-17-2016, 05:01 PM   #320
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Glatt junior got this letter on the mail today from the national Boy Scout magazine. He doesn't even remember what tip he submitted because it was years ago. And he sent in like four submissions.
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Old 12-17-2016, 06:09 PM   #321
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He'll see the January issue soon, then he'll know what they picked.
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Old 12-17-2016, 11:36 PM   #322
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Resume, just sayin.
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Old 12-18-2016, 09:46 AM   #323
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Glatt kid has the glatt down.
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Old 12-18-2016, 06:41 PM   #324
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He be glattin'.
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Old 12-19-2016, 01:57 PM   #325
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Glatt to hear that. Proud of the young man as well.
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Old 01-11-2017, 11:31 PM   #326
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Thunder Boy is going to be president. He talked his way back on to the swim team even though he can't stop behaving badly and coach hates him. I have no idea why he wants to keep on with it, even tenacious I would have given up... but he does. He's on his beyond last chance now. A single (further) f-bomb within coach's hearing and he's toast. But he still walked in there and asked to be back on the team after the last one.

(old shitty coach left and was replaced by Polo Girl's coach (Mo-Jo). I suspect the sharing of genes and body type by PG and TB may be the redeeming factor. color me cynical. 'cause right now TB is not a great swimmer, but there's a glimmer....)
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Old 01-12-2017, 07:00 AM   #327
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