Just silly and cute.
Just silly and cute.
Each week Cee challenges bloggers to share black and white photos based on a theme. This week we’re challenged to share candid photos. What will you share?
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Odd poses? Let’s see what I can dig up with that.
It looks like Billy Sunday, the professional baseball player turned preacher, is doing yoga in a suit in his home.
Of course, a dancer like Ruth St. Denis would strike some dramatic poses like this one for her Burmese dance.
I wonder whom he’s calling? Did they just have phones on poles like this scattered across the region?
My query for “pose” yielded this. Everyone’s so cooperative looking straight into the camera. I’m struck by the kids’ shoes. No velcro there. Also, the boy’s outfit sure shows the era.
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My brother’s family got a new puppy. I’m lucky to help out and give this fluffy pup and her mom a midday romp and lunch.
Filmed in Mongolia, The Cave of the Yellow Dog is a simple and powerful film that captured my heart. The actors aren’t professional. They’re real nomads who live in a yurt and live off the land.
The oldest daughter Nansal, age 6 or 7, returns from the city where she’s going to school and while exploring finds a black and white dog that she brings home. Her mother allows her this pet, but her father later objects. He’s worried that since the dog was living in a cave, he may have lived with wolves and could attract them. Namsal does everything in her power to keep this dog, even though wolves have been a threat to the flock, which is the family’s source of life.
The film was a marvelous look at a culture that I know little about. It’s colorful and compelling. I was amazed at how much autonomy and responsibility these young children had to look after each other and after the herd.
Many thanks to the librarians at Skokie Public Library for challenging me to watch The Cave of the Yellow Dog. I think you’d like this family-friendly film too.
If you like The Cave of the Yellow Dog, you’ll probably also like director’s first film The Story of the Weeping Camel.