As a photographer, I much prefer sunrises to sunsets. Maybe it’s because photographs of sunrises are rarer than sunsets. After all, most people are still awake when the sun sets, but hardly anyone is up and about when the sun reappears early in the morning. But also, in my opinion, sunrises are more beautiful than sunsets, and speaking philosophically, more uplifting because beginnings are happier than endings.
Yet people love to see images of sunsets. To be honest, I almost never photograph a sunset or accept one for publication on Blogfinger (with very rare exceptions). I think they are corny and boring. Some of you will probably sneer at my opinion and consider me to be an effete snob. One of the definitions of effete is “decadent.” I like that, although I…
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On Saturday, October 17, at 5 pm, at the Carousel building in AP, there will be a ceremony honoring all the wall painters who create artistic excitement with their works all over A. Park. Our Asbury correspondent Stephen Goldfinger lives over there and will be keeping his eyes open for news of interest to us on the other side of the divide.
SINEAD LOHAN “Sailing By.”