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1984 Just Visiting This Planet Pin

1984 Just Visiting This Planet Pin

Posted to Flickr on 18 May 2009. Part of the JD's House of Miscellany series.

"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.

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