FAST Light at MIT

This past weekend of May 7 and 8 the MIT campus in Cambridge and the Charles River got illuminated by many quirky art installations. It was FAST Light, the finale of the three-month-long festival of Art + Science + Technology at MIT.  On Sunday I walked around the campus, enjoyed the scene and the neat art pieces,  and took some photos.

Liquid Archive

voltaDom

Light Drift

String Tunnels


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It Feels And Looks Like Fall

Today it was the first day that felt like Fall is here. I got up early to get my car to the shop in Watertown and they had to work on it for a couple of hours. I went for a walk along the Charles river. It felt like and looked like Fall. It was a crisp and sunny morning. It felt good to have the sun on my face. The predominant leaf color is still green, but you can see some have turned yellow and red. It was quiet on the little pathway along the river. A couple of joggers, acorns falling, leaves rustling, geese flying in and out of the water, squirrels, chipmunks. The season of the few sunny days is upon us, so there is the inescapable feeling to soak up as much of the beautiful weather as possible, sprained ankle be damned. Fall brings darker and colder days, as well as a feeling of increased domesticity and inevitable melancholy…