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kmbearden

kmbearden
Location
Denver, Colorado,
Birthday
March 03
Bio
a reader, artist, and hobbyist photographer living in a one-bedroom apartment in Denver with two cats and a cartoonist. life is interesting. (all photos posted in this blog are the property of kmbearden unless otherwise identified. all copyrights belong to her, and her alone. and all photos, unless otherwise specified, were taken with kmbearden's trusty canon digital rebel eos, which she loves almost as much as she loves her cats. which is a lot.)

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AUGUST 20, 2012 2:55PM

Tango in the Park

Memorial Day Milonga, Cheesman Park, Denver, Colorado

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AUGUST 14, 2012 12:44PM

waiting for the eclipse

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 In May of this year, there was to be a near-total eclipse of the sun.  The Science Company (where our friend, S, purchased the eclipse-viewing glasses) said that the park near us would be the best place to watch it.  Many other people had the same idea.  So we… Read full post »

AUGUST 10, 2012 2:21PM

down the shore

 

 

 

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San Francisco 2011 127 San Francisco, California - April 2011

As on the first day in the city, I left My Cartoonist at the convention center to put in his time at the SLG booth while I wandered aimlessly.

I decided that since going somewhere entirely different had worked so well on… Read full post »

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Surrounding our walk through Chinatown, we noticed a lot of signs.

I am quite fond of signs.

Advertisements, murals, street art...any attempt to visually communicate an idea or an impression of something.… Read full post »

San Francisco 2011 089 Chinatown - San Francisco, California - April 2011

We were on our way to North Beach to meet up with some folks for dinner, so we walked through Chinatown on our way.

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MAY 17, 2011 1:48PM

San Francisco: The City, day 1

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San Francisco.

One of my favorite cities to visit.  And one in which I get to wander about at least once a year while My Cartoonist is attending various industry conventions. This year, we were in The City during the first weekend… Read full post »

MAY 16, 2011 6:56PM

fog

San Francisco 2011 248 Cheesman Park, Denver, Colorado - April 2011

we so rarely get fog in Denver...when we do, i like to walk through the park on the way to work. the call of the crows is muffled and muted, and even my footsteps on the frosted grass sound far away.Read full post »

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APRIL 26, 2011 6:37PM

I often dream of trains...

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I often dream of trains till… Read full post »

Philly & NYC 12-2010 128 Times Square - NYC - December 24, 2010

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Times Square  = "Blade Runner" via Disneyland.

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FEBRUARY 24, 2011 5:55PM

24 hours in NYC

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My Cartoonist and I blew into town the day before Christmas Eve on the train from Philadelphia for 24 hours of wandering the streets of New York City. Despite how much I walk on a regular basis, even I managed to become completely exhausted after w… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 7, 2011 2:45PM

silence

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FEBRUARY 6, 2011 10:40AM

ghosts

...But that I am forbid

To tell the secrets of my prison-house,

I could a tale unfold whose lightest word

Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood.

~Hamlet (1.5.18-21)

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JANUARY 4, 2011 5:24PM

that which waits beneath...

I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape - the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn't show. ~Andrew Wyeth

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JANUARY 3, 2011 6:45PM

solitary

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NOVEMBER 12, 2010 11:49AM

colfax in motion

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"There was a sky somewhere above the tops of the buildings, with stars and a moon and all the things there are in a sky, but they were content to thinkRead full post »

NOVEMBER 5, 2010 2:36PM

this is a post about My Cartoonist

all images belong to Karl Christian Krumpholz and may not be reproduced without permission

'Bankhead' Ink/Digital Color, Aug '10 'Tallulah' - Karl Christian Krumpholz - 2010

My Cartoonist is a working artist. He is an illustrator, a cartoonist, a writer, etc., and is one of the most talented people I know.

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OCTOBER 29, 2010 11:12AM

"...in the lonesome October"

for karl

in the lonesome October 

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As we left the Leadville area, heading south to Independance Pass, I marvelled that we were able to do this so late in October.

083 snow-capped mountains outside of Leadville, Colorado

Usually by this time of year, this area has had quite a bit of snow, and the pass isRead full post »

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OCTOBER 25, 2010 4:54PM

day-trippin' over Independance Pass (CO) part I

Sara and I decided we needed to go over Independance Pass once more before she left Colorado. So, on Saturday October 16, we set out to do just that...

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SEPTEMBER 24, 2010 2:57PM

dance

"God respects you when you work, but he loves you when you dance."

~ Sufi Saying

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SEPTEMBER 13, 2010 10:36AM

belief

"To be an artist is to believe in life." ~Henry Moore

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SEPTEMBER 13, 2010 12:22AM

breathe

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SEPTEMBER 9, 2010 10:45AM

painting music

"We dance the music, not steps. You see, we are painters. We paint the music with our feet."

~Miguel Zotto

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