There’s a bunch of upsides to working from home. Making coffee just the right way, wearing my favorite t-shirt, flip-flops, and cranking some good music. Also, I’m staggeringly more productive away from other folks. But the biggest benefit? Izzy time.
Recently I made the long drive to and from Maine, and let Izzy run around the fields behind my parents house.
Just to move that abomination down the page a little bit, check out the Village Porn section of Reddit. Fantastic stuff like this, every day.
My graduate school was a huge round concrete monstrosity; imagine a missile silo that wasn’t buried. Our first year ever class was held on the inside of the circle, a windowless tomb of learning, confusion, exasperation, and masochism. There were six large landscapes along the walls, reminding you of what the seasons outside were like.
You might think those three years would scare me off landscapes, but it’s some of the most moving and beautiful work out there. Here’s a few photography websites that are doing great work capturing the beauty all around us.
The World We Live In - A fantastic tumblog that gathers great photography from around the world.
The Earthporn Sub-Reddit - The hive-mind curates a compelling and frankly brilliant collection of user-submitted images, with commentary, tips and tricks, and a vibrant community.
Vivid Corvid – Rob Crow lives in Boise, but travels apparently continuously. He has a sharp eye for detail and composition, and capturing the elegance of everyday things.