This post is part of a weekly feature on this blog called a Simple Image, which is just an image with links to the photographer’s or artist’s own website or blog. If you would like to have your artwork or photography featured, or if you have suggestions on who should be featured, please contact me via email.
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I’ve decided to do a feature every Wednesday on this blog featuring photography or artwork. It will be a simple image, nothing more and no explanation. Today’s image is a photograph that I took myself, but I intend on featuring a new artist or photographer each week, so if you would like to have your artwork or photography featured, or if you have suggestions on who should be featured, please contact me.
There are some simple things which always remain essential to enjoying summer and for me, one of them is Sam Adams’ Summer Ale. Another is spreading out a blanket across a patch of green grass and sitting in the sun, reading a good book. Hamburgers and corn on the cob, humid days followed by thunderstorms and then drier air, outdoor concerts, sticking my feet in the sand at the ocean.
For me, the essence of summer is where all these things collide and I feel like a kid again, wanting to swing from trees and run around barefoot, picking strawberries from the ground. Summer is my favourite season and I just thought I’d share a little bit of it with you.
Often you must have seen them
Loaded with ice a sunny winter morning
After a rain. They click upon themselves
As the breeze rises, and turn many-colored
As the stir cracks and crazes their enamel.
Soon the sun’s warmth makes them shed crystal shells
Shattering and avalanching on the snow-crust–
Such heaps of broken glass to sweep away
You’d think the inner dome of heaven had fallen.
~Birches, Robert Frost
Recently, I have felt a need to write. Not only to write, but to say something, though I’m not exactly sure what. As an aspiring graphic designer and an artist, I find a need for visual and aesthetic stimulation and pleasure in my life, but recently, I have also been longing for those words which flow through me, but don’t really come from me. It has been some time since I have just let myself write and especially not in any kind of public arena.
With a new focus on bringing together social media and networking, art, web design, writing, and all the other related parts of my life (of which there are many), I bring you my blog, or as it will henceforth be known, Visions of a Sweet Paper Doll.