Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Do you see what I see?

Mrs. Williams
I heard an interviewer ask Annie Liebovitz, world-class photographer, what the most important thing a beginning photographer could do. Her answer: "Learn to see." Liebovitz has trained herself to see everything as if looking through the lens of her camera.

Friday, March 6, 2009

A pound of flesh

Athelia Sears Tanner, my mom
This week was Barbie's 50th birthday. My friend, who also turned 50, received a Barbie doll as a birthday gift. Barbie looked the same as always--leggy and buxom, blonde and tan. And she still looks great in a bikini. Barbie hasn't changed, but the rest of us have. I daresay we've been through much more than Barbie, though. I never heard tell of her getting pregnant or giving birth.