September 2006

29 Sep

Moments from the past

Five lovely moments from the last two days… 1) Lunch dates two days in a row 2) Walking outside in the sunshine 3) Droping off a freshly shot roll of holga film at the lab 4) Browsing through a clothing store but not needing to buy anything 5) Setting time aside to create the above […]

28 Sep

Crossing at the crosswalk

After working intensely for the last week and a half to organize a conference, today I’ve been granted a paid day off as a show of appreciation by my supervisor. It was a stressful job, and a lot of work in a short amount of time, so I’m very glad to have the break. A […]

27 Sep


“The moment you come to trust chaos, you see God clearly. Chaos is divine order, versus human order. Change is divine order, versus human order. When the chaos becomes safety to you, then you know you’re seeing God clearly.” —Caroline Myss, *Spiritual Madness: The Necessity of Meeting God in Darkness*

25 Sep


Christopher and I made a second attempt at double-exposing film with our holgas. It was Chris’ idea to take a different approach than our first attempt, which involved shooting each frame in the same moment. This time he shot the film first in his holga, rerolled it back to the beginning, then gave it to […]

24 Sep


He may look like he was contemplating the meaning of life, but really he was staring out the car window at coal processing machinery of the Westshore terminals.

© Rachael Ashe