#53: Behind the Carolina Theater on Flickr.
A nice surprise in the alley behind the Carolina Theater.
"Well, I loved this book. I don’t know if it helps you or anyone to delay that assessment, so I won’t. Jonathan Miles can write, and here he’s written a wonderful book, and there’s no one I would not urge to read it."
Eggers is writing about Want Not, which burrows down into what it means for every human to be indispensable. Read it.
This is the 50th day of my 365 project. One photo a day, every day, for a year. I started this with vague ideas of what I wanted to glean from it. What I’m finding is that it invites me to pay closer attention to what’s around me, occasionally stop and watch, and experiment more with my shooting and processing.
Out of the 435 people who serve in the House, all but a handful are pretty much anonymous outside their home districts. Unless a representative rises to leadership, sticks around for decades, says something patently ridiculous, or becomes embroiled in scandal, he or she might never register on the national stage.
New Jersey’s Rush Holt is the sort of representative who’s been a consistent, intelligent member of Congress for eight terms, but hasn’t ticked any of those boxes. (The Democrat is also generally rated one of the most liberal.) But here’s the thing: Rush Holt might be the most interesting man in Washington. And now he’s announced he won’t run for reelection in 2014.
Read more. [Image: Kate Bohler for Asia Society/Flickr]