Category Archives: Spontaneous Snaps

documentary snaps of life – fleeting glimpse, possibly elsewhere – sometimes a collection but those are using photo essays so these just are

Floating lots of kites…

Floating lots of kites up to the sky to see which one the lightning strikes.

Note: taken in Arches National Park, 1991 with Alpa 35mm camera, film lost in a van for years and then developed by hand.

Danger is everywhere, not always warned so plainly.

Danger is everywhere, not always warned so plainly.

Note: For the record, I took this photograph with a Lomo “sardine can” cork-covered camera with expired black-and-white film in India

Baby Jar: unsure of price

as seen in Okayama shop window. no further details available 

Momo tree, intrepid tree blooms for the first time in our yard

Momo is Peach, a fruit for which Okayama is well-noted (including folktale Momtaro, the peach boy with his sidekicks – a pheasant and a monkey), anyhow, received the tree as a wedding perk from the city government. With chaos in the world, the intrepid tree blooms for the first time in our yard. Splendid. 

Vancouver culture trio / art snaps from the kura barn

Vancouver culture trio (as found in situ while sort-ganizing the kura barn at Tsuchida Cottage):

Seabus etching (gift from Jason Vanderhill)
Vancouver collage (by me) – so many easter eggs
(me in BTO t-shirt) and The Spores at Bumpers, Surrey, 1983 (by Bev Davies who gifted me print)

Dial-up Pandemic

Well, the pandemic didn’t happen in the time of dial-up Internet so, there is that in the plus column.

Memento: Bowl of Dried Frogs (Phitsanulok)

Bowl of Dried Frogs (Phitsanulok)

Artifact: Peter Puck’s Coloring Book

Peter Puck’s Coloring Book (circa 197x)

Memento: El Cortez Hotel (Las Vegas)

El Cortez Hotel, Las Vegas (Fremont Street), Nevada

Mementos: Phewa Lake (Pokhara, Nepal)

boatman on shore
boat underway on lake
boatman drinks tea