Monthly Archives: March 2010

south Dallas day (2)

A young man came to me when I stopped my car for the red light. He asked, “Are you all right? Are you in need of anything?” I was confused. Why would one come up to a stranger at the … Continue reading

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south dallas

I took all the warnings and sayings about south Dallas for granted until this evening, when I drove up and down Malcolm X Blvd. I stopped and parked my car outside a grocery store, where a group of young men … Continue reading

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down hampton rd

I drove a long way down and around South Hampton Rd. Not really a productive drive. And when I got home, I was exhausted. So exhausted cancelled my plan to go to a party and another plan to shoot some … Continue reading

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有时候

有时候,面对四五十岁的人,尤其是美国人,看着他们的眼睛,她发觉三十多岁的她其实比他们老。 有时候,她看着比她年幼的人,尤其是亚洲人,她发现自己比他们幼稚多了。

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Oak Cliff (II)

Several more hours in Oak Cliff today. Yes, Oak Cliff, where An American flag and a Mexican one fly in the wind “shoulder by shoulder” as if they were good friends, where party stores are filled by colorful and “happy” … Continue reading

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Oak Cliff (I)

Another long walk. This time along Jefferson Boulevard in Oak Cliff, a neighborhood just a few miles south of downtown Dallas. It reminds me of South Federal Boulevard in Denver. It is obviously very Mexican, thus colorful. People are friendly.  … Continue reading

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a long walk

Took a long walk this afternoon, finally. Finally not hopping from one spot to another in a car, not passing places like a heartless or lost bird. It was a real walk, a long one, which made me get to … Continue reading

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another window

Windows always fascinate me. They carry a lot of meanings, at least to me. I’ve taken many pictures of windows. Here is another one. Well, it’s really the shadow of a motel window with the blinds, or the shadow of … Continue reading

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If you want to make a name

I asked him why dressing like this – if you call that a dress, or outfit…whatever, he answered, “Why not?! It’s a nice day.” Well, if you want to make a name, maybe you just need to take off your … Continue reading

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Sammons Park

This might be my favorite Dallas cityscape image so far.

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