Friday, July 31, 2015


"Fuck the alligators!" - the last words of a man killed by an alligator when swimming in a bayou despite posted warning signs.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

from california prodigal, by maya angelou

"Then quiet pools whisper
Private childhood secrets."

from California Prodigal, by Maya Angelou

under the bench, looking out to sea

Cold Storage Beach

washington state

A sixteen year old girl has survived a plane crash that killed her step-grandparents. After waiting a day to be rescued, she hiked for two days through forested mountains to a highway, where she was picked up by a passing driver.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

from caged bird, by maya angelou

"But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams."

from Caged Bird, by Maya Angelou

harbor view beach

Cape Cod


The Kremlin has issued a public information campaign on the dangers of selfies after a series of deaths, including that of two young men in the Urals, who took a selfie holding a hand grenade with the pin pulled out. It went off, blowing them up. The phone survived, as did the posthumous selfie.