Vintage Views – A Photographer’s Distraction

My second reblog of the day. Tina addresses so well the issues of racism and hatred so pervasive nowadays, and especially the last few weeks.

Travels and Trifles

“We are here to love. Everything else is distraction.”

Scott Stabile


This week’s Photo Challenge invites us to share that which distracts us – and it comes during a week when distraction is a welcome relief from the onslaught of horrific news items. First there was Charlottesville, VA and shortly thereafter Barcelona. We find ourselves wondering when and how it will all end.


“Distraction is a killer of dreams, visions and goals”

Topsy Gift

Following these tragic events there have been many, and varied, responses. One I found very interesting was an essay comparing the number of white supremacists who responded to the call for a “massive gathering” (estimated at a few hundred people,) versus the millions of the rest of us who find them repulsive. Another observation was made by none other than the great philosopher Tina Fey 😊. She reminds us that the…

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