Journal Entry: March 1st, 2015

The trains that run through this passage pass now two destinations of emotional import. One of great loss, and one of great promise. Both are far from home, relative to a New Yorker’s pedestrian sense of distance. The superposition of my heart, both light with infatuation and heavy with trepidation, marked the scene with an indelible emotional impression.

“I woke up in the Ditmas Park neighborhood this morning feeling at once fear and excitement and longing. A night of intense chemistry gives way to the sun and the call of our separate lives. And yet I tried to hold them back until we could not.” – March 1st, 2015

Fey 2

Fey 2; Experiments with a colorful lamp and camera. Copyright 2021 Billie-Grace Ward, All Rights Reserved

For this shot, I used a wide lens and placed the camera on a tripod from a high angle in front of a Phillips Hue Signe floor lamp set to a magenta color.

AMC, Fearless Girl

Broad Street across from the New York Stock Exchange. The balloons likely represent a message from retail traders who are eager to oppose institutional Wall Street traders by buying large volumes of AMC stock. Earlier this week the street was covered with chalk bearing the GME symbol. Welcome to 2021!

For a bit of time, some of the retail traders were taunting professional traders at NYSE.