The Open Road

Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry. ― Jack Kerouac Inspired by a photo exhibition I recently viewed called The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip at the Detroit Institute of Arts (based on a book by Aperture with a fuller array of photos on the same theme) I will now sketch my Open […]

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“And you will be carried where you do not wish to go”—part eight (final installment)

The city of Hiroshima Japan, August 1995 The Hiroshima Dome, one of the few buildings that survived the atomic attack on August 6, 1945 and the creation of the Peace Park Peace Crane, in the tradition of the young Japanese girl, Sadako, irradiated, surviving the initial blast, folding cranes to protect children from death, finally […]

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“And you will be carried where you do not wish to go”—part seven

Dr Martin Luther King Jr ©All text & photos (unless otherwise noted) copyright Skip Schiel, 2004-2010 A series from my earlier writing, not always directly about Palestine-Israel, this an attempt to understand and express my journey of discovery that continues to enthrall and mystify me. Originally written for the New England Yearly Meeting sessions (Quaker) […]

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“And you will be carried where you do not wish to go”—part five

©All text & photos (unless otherwise noted) copyright Skip Schiel, 2004-2010 A series from my earlier writing, not always directly about Palestine-Israel, this an attempt to understand and express my journey of discovery that continues to enthrall and mystify me. Originally written for the New England Yearly Meeting sessions (Quaker) keynote presentation on August 6, […]

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“And you will be carried where you do not wish to go”—part four

©All text & photos (unless otherwise noted) copyright Skip Schiel, 2004-2010 A series from my earlier writing, not always directly about Palestine-Israel, this an attempt to understand and express my journey of discovery that continues to enthrall and mystify me. Originally written for the New England Yearly Meeting sessions (Quaker) keynote presentation on August 6, […]

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“And you will be carried where you do not wish to go”—part two

South African gold miners, photo: Margaret Bourke-White/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images, circa 1950 © All text & photos (unless otherwise noted) copyright Skip Schiel, 2004-2010 A series from my earlier writing, not always directly about Palestine-Israel, this an attempt to understand and express my journey of discovery that continues to enthrall and mystify me. Originally written […]

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“And you will be carried where you do not wish to go”—part one

© All text & photos (unless otherwise noted) copyright Skip Schiel, 2004-2010 A series from my earlier writing, not always directly about Palestine-Israel, this an attempt to understand and express my journey of discovery that continues to enthrall and mystify me. Originally written for the New England Yearly Meeting sessions (Quaker) keynote presentation on August […]

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