From his obituary: "The visionary artist and luminary, Paul Laffoley, has died today after a long battle with congestive heart failure. He had an extraordinary grasp of multiple fields of knowledge compulsively pursing interests that often lead him into uncharted territory. His complex theoretical constructs were uniquely presented in highly detailed mandala-like canvases largely scaled to Fibonacci's golden ratio." Some of his better known works are available on his website. HuffPo offers a surprisingly good survey of his more recent works. Previously. Apologies for the workmanlike quality of this FPP - I am genuinely upset at the news of Mr. Laffoley's passing.
On Passing: I am a woman in a world meticulously manicured to only allow certain women to occupy womanhood.
Airline pilots used to communicate with passengers by passing notes. No non-stop flights meant plenty of time for reading books, eating dinner and passing notes from the pilot around. These personal records of one man's mom who was a stewardess on the Chicago to NY route (which meant stops in Fort Wayne, Ohio and Pennsylvania), are particularly chilling.
Johnny Mac - Trick Shot Quarterback — University of Connecticut quarterback Johnny McEntee and his "trick shot" passing abilities. [4:50 SLYT] [more inside]