Memento mori brooch consisting of a woven section of human hair from a deceased loved one with a skeleton holding an hour glass overlaid on it, European, 1689. [3010×3554]

Memento mori brooch consisting of a woven section of human hair from a deceased loved one with a skeleton holding an hour glass overlaid on it, European, 1689. [3010×3554]

#2 Buttons and Bones: Photo taken at an abandoned Scottish Whaling Station on Baffin in Nunavut, Canada. Unable to bury their loved ones, bodies were placed under rocks and planks of wood in efforts to establish makeshift graves; wild winds and animals tore the vulnerable resting places apart.

#2 Buttons and Bones: Photo taken at an abandoned Scottish Whaling Station on Baffin in Nunavut, Canada. Unable to bury their loved ones, bodies were placed under rocks and planks of wood in efforts to establish makeshift graves; wild winds… Continue Reading

#1 Nunavut, Canada: Photo taken at an abandoned Scottish Whaling Station from the 1800’s. Unable to bury their loved ones, bodies were placed under rocks and planks of wood nestled into the hills which left them vulnerable to both wild animals and strong winds.

#1 Nunavut, Canada: Photo taken at an abandoned Scottish Whaling Station from the 1800’s. Unable to bury their loved ones, bodies were placed under rocks and planks of wood nestled into the hills which left them vulnerable to both wild… Continue Reading

This book my wife got as a 6 year old girl. She read it many times and loved it, but as a little girl managed to delicately keep it in excellent condition. Then proceeded to protect and preserve it for the next 46 years.

This book my wife got as a 6 year old girl. She read it many times and loved it, but as a little girl managed to delicately keep it in excellent condition. Then proceeded to protect and preserve it for… Continue Reading

[OC] [1334 x 750] Black Bamboo/Phyllostachys nigra – I have loved Bamboo trees for years… so strong, yet you wouldn’t think it. They bend but are hard to break. This past week I saw black bamboo for the first time. As a black woman it meant a lot. Now, I will say I am as strong as black bamboo.

[OC] [1334 x 750] Black Bamboo/Phyllostachys nigra – I have loved Bamboo trees for years… so strong, yet you wouldn’t think it. They bend but are hard to break. This past week I saw black bamboo for the first time.… Continue Reading