Not a group of offices on the first floor,
but a series of photographs honoring
what’s at our feet.
Attending to these small corners of our lives
expands our sense of the possible.
is as interesting as a waterfall in Iceland,
big game in Kenya,
or a painting at the Louvre. Our ever-curious eyes,
encounter form, color, texture, pattern, the relationship between light and dark,
these delights of our earthly life,
on the ground.
1. After the rain, next to a field of corn.
2. A drain and old stone flooring at a local nursery.
3. Apple blossom petals fall onto last year’s leaves at a botanic garden.
4. Seaweed caught by a rock at a beach in northern California.
5. Colored reflections on the pavement at the Gehry-designed Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle.
6. Electrical cables on the floor of an old auto repair shop in a small town in northern California.
7. The State Hotel sign still says 75 cent rooms in Seattle Pioneer Square.
8. A dropped rubber glove in an alley in Seattle.
9. A strand of eelgrass at a beach on Whidbey Island, Washington.
10. A feather has laid on the trail on Fidalgo Island for a while.
11. Puddles capture reflections after rain.
12. An orange lies forgotten on a sidewalk in Los Angeles.
13. Roots and pine needles at a city park in Anacortes, Washington.
14. Broken glass litters the floor of an abandoned industrial greenhouse in Yonkers, New York.
15. Shadows from a cast iron table and chair at a park in Bremerton, Washington.
16. An old rag maybe, discarded at a working pier in Anacortes.
17. Fallen magnolia leaves and seed pods on a sidewalk in Goldsboro, North Carolina.
18. An art gallery floor in Edison, Washington. And my feet.