“Out Of The Ashes — Ten More Springs #1” (photograph: “Remains of the Man” — Burning Man 2010) —photo and digital collage AleXander Hirka

Asking for Ten More Springs

The Impetus Of Seeing The Finish Line

Turning 50 years old was something!

Half a century. A big deal. What other number in adult life could be as dramatic?
I guess 100—but then mostly for the onlookers, in awe—quite often at the wrinkled subject whose gaze has almost lost its object.