Tag: Event

Ritual

Sometimes the steps required to do something become part of the experience; making tea or playing a record on your turntable instead of on your iPhone. The steps add to the satisfaction, make the event more of a personal experience than just doing. This can make a simple task personally therapeutic or cathartic — often allowing…

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jtotheizzoe: Grandaddy of the Plants Meet Cyanophora paradoxa. This single-celled freshwater alga has recently shone some sunlight on the origin of plants on Earth. About 2.5 billion years ago, oxygen began to accumulate in our atmosphere, and since nothing had coped to use it, it led to perhaps the most extreme extinction event in the…

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May 6, 2011 - Garba for Bhupen

Friday 6 May, 2011 | Nikon D40 | AF-S Nikkor 35 mm f/1.8

Shaadi is a Sanskrit word for a wedding. Next Sunday this couple will be married. By Western standards, Hindu weddings are long, large and complicated affairs involving many and varied religious, cultural and family traditions. Indian weddings are very bright events, filled with ritual and celebration, that continue for several days. The event I attended…

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February 1, 2011 - Tweeting DeVitos

Day 32 of 365 : The Tweeting Devitos | Nikon D40 | 35 mm f/1.8 | f/1.8 | ISO 640

Just after she was "downsized", Katie DeVito founded NJ Unemployed as a means for individuals who are unemployed in NJ to come together and share stories, experiences and struggles.  Katie leveraged the skills she learned organizing and promoting events to launch her own Social Media and Public Relation consulting company just a few months later. I met…

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