Mondays in Iceland - #64
Viðey, 9 October, 2015
Strangers in the night.
A cold rainy island in Faxaflói Bay.
Flash of recognition.
Eyes meet, the night returns.
Miscellany from my recent Wisconsin excursion.
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin.
A neighborhood school held its 100th anniversary:
Impressions from a weekend in Wisconsin's capitol city:
Harbour Views - 2004
Mark Zuckerberg is getting more aggressive in his plan for Facebook's world domination. Sites I could visit last month with out interference are now obscured by pop-ups, ala Pinterest style.
"Boys in the grades, junior high schools, bird clubs, and boy-scout troops have made birdhouses for several years according to the plans presented in this book. Many of the plans given have been worked out by the boys themselves, proving that this type of work is of great value in developing thinking workers. It shows that there is a desire on the part of many of us for a companionship with these feathered friends, and that this work stimulates interest in the aesthetic and economic value of bird life."
The area around the river has become a focal point for my hometown:
I recently mentioned that I had been in communication with New York Times writer Dan Kois about swimming pool culture in Iceland. His story has been published, and it is great. So many of the stories I read about Iceland are full of baloney but he actually did research and it shows (I steered him toward Alda Sigmundsdóttir, who knows these things.)