Thursday, March 27, 2008

Confection 3/27/08

“Powder keg” – all pictures © by Kirk Jordan

I’m running a tad late. Today’s Mighty Work features more of our March 7th snow, in Little Rock, Arkansas, and a snow of another kind, a week later. (Some snow comes from above, some snow comes from within.)

The top Snow pics are taken just off of interstate 430, near the Maumelle exit ramp. Final two pictures are of a Bradford Pear, near a Kroger Store parking lot in Conway, Arkansas.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Master Blaster 03/11/08

White out (c) by Kirk Jordan

All pics, Friday, March 7, 2008 Arkansas State Capitol, Little Rock. Around the lunch hour.

Contrary to appearances, this is not the "Capitol Works Project" - its just where I happen to be when a lot of cool stuff happens.

Several days ago I posted a body of photos from this same location with a slightly lighter snow. I called it a "one hit wonder" because, within a day we were back to short sleeves. But Arkansas is not known for uniformity. So two days after short sleeves we braced again for another round. And today -- short sleeve warm!


Photo buff stuff: Falling snow is something of a trick, for the reason that it is white, and tends to fall through whited skies. I was able to pull out some of the flakes with flash, or capture the flakes against a darker backdrop. Even so, its hard to catch the magnitude of a fall in process.


As is, the early blooming Japanese Magnolia are now pretty much bruised, but there are several trees (of a slightly different variety) that have yet to open and should be good for a show.


The Mighty Works Project exists to join the flakes, ride the wind, and have a blast.


Still in development, but feel free to tour

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Duster Bluster 03/05/08

One hit wonder (c) by Kirk Jordan (

All Pics, March 4, 2008 Little Rock, AR

Two days ago it was short sleeves and powder blue skies. And today, after a strong snow dust (with big accumulations an hour or so west of Little Rock), its all drip and dry again. The snow flashed, stayed around an hour or two, then seeped wettily away.

As is, the Japanese Magnolias just started opening this weekend. Though some blooms will be lost, the temperatures never went so low or so long, that the majority of blooms should be lost.


the Mighty Works Project exists to savor the temporal, even as we hunger for that which does not fade.