Monday, March 8, 2021

1970s Flint Fashion: Purple Satin St. Mary's Jacket

1970s Fashion: Purple Satin Jacket

Distance Pain

"In Wales, for example, Welsh is spoken by barely 20 percent of the population, so we can only hope that the evocative Welsh word hiraeth will somehow be preserved. It means 'distance pain,' accompanied in extreme cases by tuneful lamentation (mine never got quite that bad). But, and this is important, it always refers to a near-umbilical attachment to a place, not just free-floating nostalgia or a droopy houndlike wistfulness or the longing we associate with romantic love. No, this is a word about the pain of loving a place."

— Sally Mann, Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs

Flint on Film: 1940 Parade

Friday, March 5, 2021

Flint Photos: Ben's Barber Shop, Pierson Road


Thursday, March 4, 2021

Flint Photos: North Land Drive-In, Dort Highway