Joan Didion, 1970 (Los Angeles Times)“I think we are well advised to keep on nodding terms with the people we used to be, whether we find them attractive company or not. Otherwise they turn up unannounced and surprise us, come hammering on the mind’s door at 4 a.m. of a bad night and demand to know who deserted them, who betrayed them, who is going to make amends. ” - Joan Didion, Slouching Towards Bethlehem
“Nelson Minar, an engineer working at Google, created this vector tile map of all the rivers in the U.S., based on a data from NHDPlus, a suite of application-ready geospatial data sets supported by the EPA.”
Bloomsday | ” …. and yes I said yes I will Yes. “
Marilyn Monroe Reading Ulysses, c. 1955.
Eve Arnold (Philadelphia, 1912 - 2012, London)
“…. I asked her what she was reading when I went to pick her up (I was trying to get an idea of how she spent her time). She said she kept Ulysses in her car and had been reading it for a long time. She said she loved the sound of it and would read it aloud to herself to try to make sense of it — but she found it hard going. She couldn’t read it consecutively. When we stopped at a local playground to photograph she got out the book and started to read while I loaded the film. So, of course, I photographed her. …”
Saturday night in Beyoglu, from Jenna Pope’s photoblog (@BatmanWI): Masses standing in Istiklal Ave.