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Wednesday, 23 August 2017

A Power Greater Than Our Own (with many small stone people)

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ECLIPSE IN THE DITCH | by akahawkeyefan

ECLIPSE IN THE DITCH. Kingsburg, Ca. During the partial solar eclipse. Frankly, at 70% blockage, it's not very impressive.: photo by akahawkeyefan, 21 August 2017

No Turn On Red | by GC_Dean

No Turn On Red. Grand Avenue. Phoenix, Arizona.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 11 September 2016
 
No Turn On Red | by GC_Dean

No Turn On Red. Grand Avenue. Phoenix, Arizona.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 11 September 2016

No Turn On Red | by GC_Dean

No Turn On Red. Grand Avenue. Phoenix, Arizona.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 11 September 2016

Land of the free.  Home of decay. | by Gregg Obst

Land of the free. Home of decay. Found alongside Middleburg Road, White Haven, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.: photo by Gregg Obst, 25 June 2017

Land of the free.  Home of decay. | by Gregg Obst

Land of the free. Home of decay. Found alongside Middleburg Road, White Haven, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.: photo by Gregg Obst, 25 June 2017

Land of the free.  Home of decay. | by Gregg Obst

Land of the free. Home of decay. Found alongside Middleburg Road, White Haven, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.: photo by Gregg Obst, 25 June 2017

Untitled | by pocket litter

[Untitled]: photo by pocket litter, 8 May 2017

Untitled | by pocket litter

[Untitled]: photo by pocket litter, 8 May 2017

Untitled | by pocket litter

[Untitled]: photo by pocket litter, 8 May 2017

Off 11th Avenue | by GC_Dean

Off 11th Avenue. Phoenix, Arizona.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 13 June 2017

Off 11th Avenue | by GC_Dean

Off 11th Avenue. Phoenix, Arizona.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 13 June 2017

Off 11th Avenue | by GC_Dean

Off 11th Avenue. Phoenix, Arizona.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 13 June 2017
 
recent successes in the Eastern Euphrates Valley


When the ancient fossilized organ resources cry out from the desert eroded past recovery or repair 
and yet according to Mad Dog there are recent successes in the Eastern Euphrates Valley  
and the sun going down to the West into the large water makes Arizona feel so near and yet so far 
understood partially in an eclipsed way not yet fully
 

North 16th Street | by GC_Dean

North 16th Street. Phoenix, Arizona.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 12 June 2017

North 16th Street | by GC_Dean

North 16th Street. Phoenix, Arizona.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 12 June 2017

North 16th Street | by GC_Dean

North 16th Street. Phoenix, Arizona.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 12 June 2017

East Diamond Street | by GC_Dean

East Diamond Street. Phoenix, Arizona.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 9 July 2016

East Diamond Street | by GC_Dean

East Diamond Street. Phoenix, Arizona.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 9 July 2016

East Diamond Street | by GC_Dean

East Diamond Street. Phoenix, Arizona.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 9 July 2016

World Wrestling Entertainment Truck | by GC_Dean

World Wrestling Entertainment Truck. Phoenix, Arizona.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 2 July 2017

World Wrestling Entertainment Truck | by GC_Dean

World Wrestling Entertainment Truck. Phoenix, Arizona.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 2 July 2017

World Wrestling Entertainment Truck | by GC_Dean

World Wrestling Entertainment Truck. Phoenix, Arizona.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 2 July 2017

Superior, Arizona; no. 2; 2017 | by GC_Dean

Superior, Arizona; no. 2; 2017: photo by Dean Terasaki, 18 May 2017

Superior, Arizona; no. 2; 2017 | by GC_Dean

Superior, Arizona; no. 2; 2017: photo by Dean Terasaki, 18 May 2017

Superior, Arizona; no. 2; 2017 | by GC_Dean

Superior, Arizona; no. 2; 2017: photo by Dean Terasaki, 18 May 2017

Commons Park, view looking northwest | by GC_Dean

Commons Park, view looking northwest. Denver, Colorado.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 16 June 2017

Commons Park, view looking northwest | by GC_Dean

Commons Park, view looking northwest. Denver, Colorado.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 16 June 2017

Commons Park, view looking northwest | by GC_Dean

Commons Park, view looking northwest. Denver, Colorado.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 16 June 2017

West Colfax Avenue | by GC_Dean

West Colfax Avenue. Denver, Colorado.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 21 June 2017

West Colfax Avenue | by GC_Dean

West Colfax Avenue. Denver, Colorado.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 21 June 2017

West Colfax Avenue | by GC_Dean

West Colfax Avenue. Denver, Colorado.: photo by Dean Terasaki, 21 June 2017

Marais St. and St. Bernard Ave. | by ADMurr

Marais St. and St. Bernard Ave. [New Orleans]: photo by Andrew Murr, 19 August 2017

New Orleans, Upper 9th Ward | by ADMurr

New Orleans, Upper Ninth Ward: photo by Andrew Murr, 22 August 2017

Yazoo City cinder block doorway | by ADMurr

Yazoo City cinder block doorway [Yazoo City, MS]: photo by Andrew Murr, 19 August 2017

Toby's Cup, off the perpendicular | by ADMurr

Toby's Cup, off the perpendicular [NJ]: photo by Andrew Murr, 20 August 2017

Sunday southern humor | by ADMurr

Sunday southern humor [Clarksdale, MS]: photo by Andrew Murr, 20 August 2017

First Chance, Rosedale, MS | by ADMurr

First Chance, Rosedale, MS: photo by Andrew Murr, 4 July 2017

One way on Imperial St. | by ADMurr

One way to Imperial Street [DTLA]: photo by Andrew Murr, 21 August 2017

Forked rocks road | by ADMurr

Forked rocks road [Joshua Tree National Park, CA]: photo by Andrew Murr, 19 August 2017

Deep time in the Mojave | by ADMurr

Deep Time in the Mohave [CA]: photo by Andrew Murr, 17 March 2017

A Power Greater Than Our Own



A composite image of 21 photos of the #SolarEclipse2017 as seen from Clingmans Dome in Tennessee Photo Jonathan Ernst: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 22 August 2017

Number Theory

The tired gray citizen hanging on the Circle balustrade with his red metal cart heavily laden with religious and
eschatological literature admitted upon questioning tomorrow is his 61 birthday. He was sweating. "I took
the wrong route, those steps didn't used to be here did they?" Brother, those steps were never not here.
"I like this street," he said, nodding down El Norte. Too dangerous, I said, too steep, too much traffic, bad curve. 
Also ditch the cart. The wheels are no good, he agreed. The cart was listing badly. I could tell he was not going
to ditch it. I proposed an analogy. Remember when those pilots flying back across the Channel ditched their bombloads?
The wheels were broken. The literature looked heavy. A towel was draped over it, a water bottle sticking out.
They were wobbling badly. Hot day I said with I thought sympathy, glancing toward the thick black jacket
he had tied around his waist, above black flannel pants, beneath white shirt. A salesman of literature then.
He explained he always has it tied back there like that. "Places I go to eat, I like to have this under me when I sit."
He said he was going to wait for the 7. The 7 doesn't stop here, I said. The 7 is dead, it will never come again,
I said. No, he said, the stop's right down there. We peered together through interstices in the glancing traffic melee
of postrevolutionary Marin Avenue, toward Colusa. Oh right, by the firehouse, I said. I began hobbling down the Ave.
When I got to Martin Luther King the light was red and the firehouse, eerily dark, before the dawn. 7, the AC Transit sign read.




#HowDoYouBelieveALiar when He Can't Finish a Tweet Properly His Cronies cite #AlternativeFacts He Thinks there are "Many Sides" to Hate: mage via Rey @1Jedi_Rey, 21 August 2017


Why these one sided rallies when our social fabric is unraveling? This president is unfit to lead #ProtestSmart #Arizona #TheResistance: image via Guinan2017 @Guinan2017, 22 August 2017


#Happening: #Arizona groups coming together to send a clear message to @realDonaldTrump "#WhiteSupremacy is not welcome here" #AZResist: image via LUCHA @LUCHA_AZ, 22 August 2017


Sunset casts a blue hue @GrandCanyonNPS and it's beautiful! Pic by Isaac Borrego #Arizona: image via US Dept of Interior @Interior, 16 August 2017


Give them #fireandfury tonight, Mr President... #Arizona. @realDonaldTrump: image via BuildTheWall @tomesimpson, 22 August 2017


NOW: POTUS #Trump has boarded Air Force One for trip to #Arizona. Will visit border in #Yuma then get to #Phoenix for rally.: image via Angelica Carrillo @acarrillonews, 22 August 2017


How I imagine this went: image via Hend Amry @LibyaLiberty, 22 August 2017


How I imagine this went: image via Hend Amry @LibyaLiberty, 22 August 2017


How I imagine this went: image via Hend Amry @LibyaLiberty, 22 August 2017


How I imagine this went: image via Hend Amry @LibyaLiberty, 22 August 2017

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Missed this yesterday. Who's watching me watch. Photo Kevin Lamarque/Reuterspictures: image via Reading The Pictures @ReadingThePix, 22 August 2017


Final preparations being made for #Trumpvisit2017: image via David Kadlubowski @Davidkadlu, 22 August 2017


#Trump as inflatable #KKK grand wizard, with swastika for good measure, at a protest against his #PhoenixRally: image via MarcPitzke @mpitzke, 22 August 2017


Crowds growing outside Phoenix Convention Center for @POTUS campaign rally #TrumpInPhoenix #TrumpRally #SheriffJoeArpaio @azcentral: image via Rob Schumacher @RobSchumacher1,  22 August 2017


Anti-Trump crowd is growing outside POTUS rally at Phoenix Convention Center. #TrumpInPhoenix #TrumpRally @azcentral: image via Michael Chow @photochowder, 22 August 2017


Packed house for #Trumpvisit2017 @azcentral: image via David Kadlubowski @Davidkadlu, 22 August 2017


@donlemon's opening statement tonight: image via Yashar Ali @yashar, 22 August 2017


Phoenix PD trying to clear the streets after POTUS rally. #TrumpinPhx #TrumpRally @azcentral: image via Michael Chow @photochowder, 22 August 2017

Sneak peek at tomorrow's A1 designed by @rick_konopta and @aliyamood w/ lede photo by @photochowder, who got tear gassed. #JournalismMatters: image via John D'Anna @azgreenday, 21 August 2017


Phoenix Police fire teargas at protesters, now in a stand-off on 2nd Street and Van Buren #TrumpInPhoenix #TrumpRally @POTUS @azcentral: image via Rob Schumacher @RobSchumacher1,  22 August 2017


Phoenix PD uses gas on Trump protesters. #TrumpRally #TrumpInPhoenix @azcentral: image via Michael Chow @photochowder, 22 August 2017


Phoenix Police fire teargas at protesters after campaign rally #TrumpInPhoenix #TrumpRally #SheriffJoeArpaio @POTUS @azcentral: image via Rob Schumacher @RobSchumacher1,  22 August 2017


Phoenix Police fire teargas at protesters after campaign rally #TrumpInPhoenix #TrumpRally #SheriffJoeArpaio @POTUS @azcentral: image via Rob Schumacher @RobSchumacher1,  22 August 2017


Phoenix Police fire teargas at protesters after campaign rally #TrumpInPhoenix #TrumpRally #SheriffJoeArpaio @POTUS @azcentral: image via Rob Schumacher @RobSchumacher1,  22 August 2017


Phoenix Police fire teargas at protesters after campaign rally #TrumpInPhoenix #TrumpRally #SheriffJoeArpaio @POTUS @azcentral: image via Rob Schumacher @RobSchumacher1,  22 August 2017


Plane, moon, clouds and sun in Phoenix. #Eclipse #Eclipse2017: image via Michael Chow @photochowder, 21 August 2017


The Porcupine, SD Storm - 8/14/17: image via Chad Cowan @stormtimelapse, 14 August 2017


Our Commander in Chief at Yuma Air Station with border patrol officers. #TrumpinAZ #TrumpinPhx: image via TrumpliCAN Woman @GodlessNZ, 22 August 2017


Watching the #SolarEclipse17 with @meghanmccain on a hike in #Arizona!: image via John McCain @SenJohnMcCain, 21 August 2017


#Barcelona People take cover as counter-demonstr. and far-right protesters argue during a gathering after the van attack. By @EmilioMorenatti: image via Photojournalism @photojournalink 22 August 2017


A woman uses a float in the Tumon Bay area of #Guam, the island threatened by a planned N. Korean missile strike By @edwardesjones @AFPphoto: image via Photojournalism @photojournalink 22 August 2017


A migrant stands on the deck of @SOSMedFrance's Aquarius after being rescued from the #Mediterranean Sea. By @atzortzinis @AFPphoto: image via Photojournalism @photojournalink 22 August 2017


I did some fun photo research this week on people checking out previous solar eclipses: image via Stephanie Aaronson @stephaaronson, 19 August 2017
 

Gangs of the "murder capital of the world" Big Dog, 25, El Mortal, 18, Nadie, 36, El Negro, 21, El Flaco, 19, El Zancuro, 16. #gettyimages: image via John Moore @jbmoorephoto, 22 August 2017


The Final stage of the total #SolarEclipse2017, with the 'diamond ring' effect, as seen from Casper, #Wyoming. Incredibly beautiful. #Eclipse2017 @GettyImagesNews: image via Justin Sullivan @sullyfoto, 21 August 2017


America today. #SolarEclipse2017 Photo: @olsongetty: image via Getty Images News @GettyImagesNews, 21 August 2017


Thanks for joining us to experience #Eclipse2017! Join us again in 2024!: image via NASA @NASA, 21 August 2017


Miles of traffic backed up on hwy 57 northbound from total eclipse region in So. Illinois. #gettyimagesnews #SolarEclipse2017: image via scott olson @olsongetty, 21 August 2017


  The moon covers the sun during a total eclipse Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, near Redmond, Ore. #APPhoto @tedswarren #SolarEclipse2017: image via AP Images @AP_Images, 21 August 2017


German police seize thousands of ecstasy pills shaped like Donald Trump's head: image via AP Europe @AP_Europe, 22 August 2017


Guests react to the #SolarEclipse2017 in the stadium at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale Photo @brian_photog: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 21 August 2017


The solar eclipse creates a diamond ring effect at totality, at Clingmans Dome in Tennessee Photo Jonathan Ernst: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 21 August 2017


Without protective glasses on, President Trump looks up towards the solar eclipse with wife Melania and son Barron: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 21 August 2017


President Trump watches the solar eclipse with first lady Melania Trump and son Barron Photo Kevin Lamarque: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 21 August 2017


A jet plane flies by the #SolarEcllipse2017 in Guernsey, Wyoming: Photo @RickWilking: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 21 August 2017


The International Space Station, in silhouette, transits the sun during a partial solar eclipse seen from Washington: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 21 August 2017


A total solar eclipse is seen above Madras, Oregon. #SolarEclipse2017: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 21 August 2017


The #SolarEclipse2017 is seen from a jet 40,000 feet high, off the coast of Depoe Bay, Oregon @jimurquhartpixs: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 21 August 2017


International Space Station #Eclipse photobomb via @NASA: image via Scott Gustin @ScottGustin, 21 August 2017


International Space Station #Eclipse photobomb via @NASA: image via Scott Gustin @ScottGustin, 21 August 2017


I-85 N in Cleveland Co is a mess with post eclipse traffic! @wsoctv: image via Joe Buuno @JoeBrunoWSOC9, 21 August 2017


MUST SEE: @WSOCChopper9 experiences solar eclipse totality in Fairfield County, SC #eclipse: image via WSOCTV @wsoctv, 21 August 2017


Speechless.: image via S-K Volcanoes @SKVolcanoes, 21 August 2017


Experiencing the #GreatAmericanEclipse from 35,000 feet was #TotalityAwesome. We know, we know, pics or it didn't happen. #SolarEclipse2017: image via Alaska Airlines @AlaskaAir, 21 August 2017


Totality. @abc_columbia #eclipse2017 #solareclipse #totalsolareclipse -- at City of Columbia.: image via Mike Gillespie @MikeABCColumbia, 21 August 2017


We are about 25 minutes out from totality here in Charleston, it already appears to be getting a little darker. #eclipseon9 #eclipse: image via Vicki Graf @VickiGrafWSOC9, 21 August 2017
 

Totality! #Berkeley #Eclipse2017 @berkeleyside @KarlTheFog: image via e_phemera @e_phemera, 21 August 2017

A Rohingya refugee takes a nap as a child lies next to him outside a temporary shelter in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

A Rohingya refugee takes a nap as a child lies next to him outside a temporary shelter in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017.: photo by Altaf Qadri/AP, 16 August 2017

A Rohingya refugee takes a nap as a child lies next to him outside a temporary shelter in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

A Rohingya refugee takes a nap as a child lies next to him outside a temporary shelter in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017.: photo by Altaf Qadri/AP, 16 August 2017