look up

July 6, 2006


Several weeks ago, Rama and I took a walk in our neighborhood. We try to walk as often as we can, but we don’t usually pay attention as well as we did that night. We were discovering all kinds of beauty blocks away from our apartment: gorgeous summer blooms, amusing signage and a parking structure with a rooftop view that left us breathless.

“We need to look up more often,” Rama said, after a few minutes photographing the view from the roof.

Just then, we looked up and a balloon was floating high in the sky. It felt like a knowing nod from God.


  1. Swirly says:

    I love that!!

  2. Devlyn says:

    That’s fantastic. I was looking through your photos on Flickr yesterday or the day before and got a little heart-twinge when I saw that photo. ^_^

  3. Vi says:

    I love when I catch a ballon going away into the sky :)

  4. rama says:

    i still can’t believe that you caught it on film! it’s one thing to notice the wink from god. it’s another thing to be so quick on the photographic draw.

  5. Colin says:

    Me too… I always feel like such a dork pointing my camera at the sky, but as soon as I get back to the safety of my den and upload all the photos, I treasure every one.

  6. Meridith says:

    Do you listen to the band Stars? I couldn’t help but think of their song titled “Look Up.”

    Thanks, too, for the recent entry of links to others’ work. I’ve enjoyed the chance to see your network of friends and contacts, and feel quite inspired!

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