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Getting character takes time

Village
Hi-res [90mm macro]
For some great faces I have had to travel a long ways, in distance or in time.

Man in blue shirt
[80-200mm]

Tough one!
[200mm] Hi-res
Jim, in side light
[200mm] Hi-res

Others turn up at my favorite coffee shop, just a few blocks away from home.

At age of 93
Hi-res

Ole at breakfast
Hi-res

Some oldtimers, like father and son here, point to the shape of relationships to come for younger people. At 93, Albert "Ole" Gould is independent and active. I can only hope that all of us follow his example in old age.
Lyle is dying
Hi-res
Lyle
Hi-res

Unfortunately, that is not to be. His son Lyle is dying.

Contrary to the condescending marketing "experts", people older than thirteen are not afraid of technology, either. They might take malfunctions a bit more personally, but that comes from remembering the good old days when computers were simpler and could be fixed with a hammer or simply replaced with an abacus.
Deep in thought
Hi-res
I want my DEC back!
Hi-res
What century is this?
Hi-res

Tom Sawyer?
Hi-res

Tolstovetz?
Hi-res

In strangers, the mantle of antiquity is only notable by contrast with the surrounding fledgelings. And even there, in a few short years today's kids would be saying "when I was a youth of forty..."

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