The name of this blog…
…comes from a comment
attributed to photographer Walker Evans:
Stare. It is the way to educate your eye and more.
Die knowing something.
You are not here long.
Category Archives: South Carolina and Florida
In a used bookstore in St. Augustine, I found a copy of Thomas Merton’s The Sign of Jonas. As I’ve written, it was on my first visit to Mepkin in 2014 that I first read Merton’s The Seven-Storey Mountain. Jonas is a … Continue reading
St. Augustine is an island in the Matanzas River, an estuary connected by St. Augustine Inlet to the Atlantic Ocean. I divided my trip home into three stages: the first, between St. Augustine and Bluffton SC, took me through the Timucuan … Continue reading
…I drove east to St. Augustine, according to Wikipedia, “the oldest continuously occupied European-established settlement within the borders of the continental United States,” founded in 1565. I stayed in a studio apartment on the second floor of this house…on Pomar … Continue reading