Spread #62- Good Journey July 25, 2009Posted by Orly in Uncategorized.
…or Bon Voyage, that’s what we hope for…to have our path wide open in-front of us and from time to time for other people to cross our path and for us to cross theirs…to teach us and learn from us…to love and be loved by us. The other day a friend of mine handed me 12 little black and white photographs dated in the back as taken in 1947. I didn’t recognize these people. I was puzzled. She said she didn’t know these people either. I was more puzzled. She said she found them in a jewelry box she bought at a garage sale and thought I would have an idea of something to do with them. What a gift. So here they are, a few of them. As I put this spread together I got more and more attached to the people in the pictures and to the images I was creating around them. The settings, the faces, the spaces, the objects, the time in these pictures evoked emotional response and nostalgic associations from me. The kind of response we get when we read a good book, see a good movie, listen to a piece of music. So I guess we feel comfortable on our familiar path with familiar faces in it but in the same time welcome the company of other ‘Characters’ and even need them to cross our path and be an integral part of our Bon Voyage.