“When Mandy picked Geometry as a topic, my mind first went to angles, and what better demonstration of angles than billiards! Or perhaps I was just looking for an excuse to play. This shot was taken at The Garage, a pool hall just a couple blocks down from my apartment. Mandy and I, along with several friends, spend a lot of evenings here. It took several shots to get the streaks to look right, and a few more just because I didn’t make them all in.” –B
Seattle’s Central Public Library is probably my favorite building in the city and I don’t think I need to explain why that is. The architectural beauty of the library is really inspiring to me. It opened in 2004 through the genius of Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas. Eleven stories made of glass and steel, it has an innovative and modern feel to it. If you ever get a chance to go to this library, do yourself a favor and explore the interior; every floor has it’s own character. Read a book maybe?
Here is a video of the world’s record for longest book domino chain done in the Seattle Public Library that is worth watching!
I know a lot of you non-Seattleites have this notion that Seattle is doom and gloom all year long, but it’s actually all sunshine and breeze through the summer until 10pm and I enjoy it thoroughly. A technique used by many loving Seattle residents to keep people from finding out our secret. It’s funny how latitudes can change our perception of…