song: "airwaves" by ray lamontagne
forget all that soon-to-return game of thrones “winter is coming” nonsense. SUMMER is coming. and this is the musical proof.
"and one thing is sure, no matter what: i won't get any better by punishing the people i can't heal." from "the elegance of the hedgehog" by muriel barbery
have i mentioned my obsession with the former eastern bloc? no? well, it is real and profound.
here are photos from photographer David Hlynsky's collection of shop windows taken throughout the former USSR from 1986 to 1990. they're from his book, Window Shopping Through the Iron Curtain. they are so fascinating and restful for the eyes.