the waiting room

One of the gifts of photography is that it gives you an excuse to do things, to go places and explore. Another is that making pictures motivates you to look closely at life as it lurches and swirls around you.

I allowed extra time for travel to my doctor appointment. No traffic today, so I had time to spare. I love living with these broad margins of time. I pulled over on a neighborhood street behind the market, parked the car, and got out and walked. As simple as that.