Q. o’ th’ D.: Jeffrey Ladd

“A photograph should be more interesting than the subject and transcend its obviousness.”

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Ray K. Metzker, 1931-2014

http://www.pdnonline.com/news/In-Memoriam-Ray-K–11820.shtml

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No better role model.

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“Photographers are victims of paradox, tracking the impermanent to make it permanent.”

Happy Birthday, Thelonious!

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“The Deer”

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On this date in 1984, Dr. DeYoung interrupted 7th hour over the public address system to announce that Bobby Dernier had hit a home run in the first at-bat of the game.

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Pavilion Reunion

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Hey, Alage! Let’s all meet up in the Belem park again next week. I’ll bring pictures from the last week of last year (and we can make better ones this time). You’ll probably think they’re fine, but there was a horrible mistake in the making of the negatives, so… let’s do “take 2.” Check your e-mail for dates.

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Hope Springs Eternal

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–Hendrik Willem Van Loon, 1938; by 2014, we arrive at this:

http://patch.com/illinois/palatine/golf-nation-palatine-closing-0#.VCQP00voa2w

Q. o’ th’ D. from Sam Sifton

“Time famine grasps us all.”

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As a bonus, we learn of the term “to spatchcock” here: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/24/dining/just-make-dinner-a-manifesto-for-home-cooking.html?hpw&rref=dining&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=HpHedThumbWell&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well&_r=0

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