local to local

Daily observations at or near Two Dot Spot, written by hand on the backs of postcards that record with ink and coffee a few minutes of the earth's orbit around the sun. The cards are physically mailed from Two Dot, Montana to those who have requested them...local to local. Ruth Marie Tomlinson

8.8.2012… cloudless, windless

Melissa Kwasny may have stated the obvious in her essay The Imaginary Book of Cave Paintings. “To be human is to understand that one comes after those who came before.” But the obvious is not always simplistic. She extensively explores the marks left by ancient peoples and ends with a reminder that regardless what we leave behind, our individual sojourn is finite; something I am thinking about in my newly minted 59th year. But Kwasny spins this inevitability with a different conclusion. We will be joining all those who have proceeded us by become earth...dirt. The very land that I am wrestling to know is what I will become.