A man takes a photo a day of himself for 13 years – and a story unfolds that gets you right in the gut. A grandfather gets a surprise visit. Beautiful photographs. Wonderful poems. And Charles Dickens turns 200. Lots of great stuff on the web last week.
“Five Things to Stop Doing in 2012” by Bradley Moore at Shrinking the Camel.
“The rear-view mirror” and “What I Learned After Cleaning the Garage” by David Rupert at Red-Letter Believers.
“New Years with the Devil” by Billy Coffey at What I Learned Today.
“There and Back Again with Charity Singleton” by Megan Willome.
“Emotion du jour: Despair” by Daniel Donovich at the Itinerant D.
“Errol Morris on the Questions of Photography” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.
“4 Must-Have Attitudes for 2012” by Scott Couchenour at Serving Strong.
“Joseph Brodsky” by D.S. Martin at Kingdom Poets.
“Higgs Hides Still” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.
Paintings and Photographs
“I Choose Wildness” by Claire Burge.
“New Year Fog,” oil on canvas paper by Randall David Tipton at Painter’s Process.
“Dickens at 200” by the Morgan Library. (Hat Tip: Marueen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.)
“Heartwarming Tearjerker of the Day” by The Daily What. (Hat Tip: Abraham Piper.)
Photograph: Wooden Nativity Scene by Marina Shemesh via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.