I can understand why so many Renaissance painters included pears in their paintings. They’re just so beautiful! So… painterly. (There’s a word that grates on my nerves.)
These are Orcas pears. It’s an oddball variety that was discovered on nearby Orcas* Island. This year’s crop is smaller than usual. I haven’t had one ripen . . . → Read More: Da Pears
Pareidolia is a great word, isn’t it? It describes our tendency to find meaning in noise, and faces in random collections of face-like shapes.
Here are some faces I notice as I go about my day.
The first one is unfortunately the worst photograph. But the illusion only seems to work with the specific . . . → Read More: Pareidolia