1984 Just Visiting This Planet Pin
"Just Visiting This Planet"
I bought this funny pin at Golden Triangle Mall in the early part of 1984, just months before what would be a painful departure from my hometown of Denton, TX. On the surface, the purchase reflected my interest in science fiction, but the subtext is obvious: I did not know how to deal with the emotional detactment I felt as I moved away from the life I knew into an "alien world." Indeed, the pin reflected my attitude toward my new home: I would never feel as if I really belonged there.
This is one of many curious items collected in JD’s House of Miscellany.
Photo shot for the Flickr group 7 Days of Shooting.
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This photo was taken in my kitchen using some pretty simple Gear. You might be surprised to discover how low-tech my "photography studio" really is.
This photo was posted to Flickr on 18 May 2009. The last time I checked, it had 3,627 views on Flickr.
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