making a smoke

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The pause that satisfies. Making a smoke, getting ready for the ride back to the shop after a day of ordering in Charles Hill field, readying to plant corn. Jack Jasper, Rosni Farm, 1975.
Day’s end. Jack used to live in the house on the top of the hill, before Jack I think Sterling stayed there. In 1975 I did.

Author: WmX

I stumbled off the track to success in 1968, started chasing shadows that summer. Since then, In addition to farm-laborer and newspaper photographer my occupational incarnations include dishwasher, janitor, retail photo clerk, plumber, HVAC repairman, auto mechanic, CAT scan technologist, computer worker and politico (whatever it takes to buy a camera.) I am on the road to understanding black and white photography.

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  1. I think it was you, Bill, who told me that some factories outlawed employees rolling their own cigarettes because it took too much time away from their work!

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