Since the beginning of the month, I've lost count of the number of times I've exclaimed breathlessly to a friend, "Can you believe the year's half over?" It seems like just yesterday that we were ringing in the New Year. How is it that so much time has passed so quickly? Have I just been so busy that I've failed to notice?
Artist Rob Sweere's "Silent Sky Project#"is an inspired reminder to slow down and savor the simpler things - participants are challenged to indulge in a half hour of peaceful, uninterrupted sky-watching. Sounds like a great way to break up the day, doesn't it? Below are just a few of Sweere's photos of cloud gazers around the world: The Netherlands, India, England, Greenland, Brazil, and Australia.