Posted Date: September 7, 2008author:LDCategories:Mostly a pictureWeekend bonus shotWeekend bonus shot, 09.07.08 Listening, Berkeley, CA. Post navigation Previous PostPrevious postBut I've been talking too much. What do YOU think about me?Next PostNext postWhat's not to love about a carousel? In a similar vein: Posted Date: June 17, 2012April 8, 2013GREAT GIFT FOR DAD Posted Date: March 12, 2008March 18, 2008A little self-help reading Posted Date: December 26, 2010December 26, 201025 of 31 5 thoughts on “Weekend bonus shot, 09.07.08” OH MY GOD what a beautiful and full picture that is. websters ought to put it next to the definition of listening entry in their next edition Log in to Reply Thank you thank you. And you know the delight of this one was, it was “from the table.” A variant on “from the hip.” Composition totally out of my control (but the appreciation thereof, readily accessible!). Serendipity put the open window there as an illustration of what the mind does when it truly listens. (Must also say, on the serendipity front: the light on her face was bounced from the wall behind me, on which the late afternoon sun was shining directly. It only hit her face; nothing else. So of course Baba rushes to get the camera, again grateful of her disinterest in paying attention to it. The day that happens, it’s game over, alas.) Log in to Reply Am I right in saying that you are in birthday mode tomorrow? We have a four-year old among us as from 5.05 p.m… Log in to Reply was she, by any chance, listening to her mama? because thats the look that i get…. so captivated! i love this. the lighting, the composition. perfect. she should know that the drawing that she made me (“you can have this. you should put it on your refrigerator.”) was the first thing on the refrigerator of my new apartment. Log in to Reply Good call! Yes. Mama, at the dinner table. Something perfectly ordinary, as I recall. (As vs. an elaborate story about faries, which would warrant the riveted attention.) S’pose I should also note that Mama certainly wasn’t talking about “would you please try to eat a few more bites” or anything, because we know that if that were the case, the girlie’s attention would be somewhere completely else. I will tell her that her art is being shown in one of the finest galleries in town. Oh, and lulazoid: close! By the end of the week, she will be a mature, ready-for-the-world four year old. Watch out! Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.