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July 17, 2008 (Day 173)

Anodyne: serving to relieve pain


I had much more banal ideas for this word (a glass of wine, a bottle of Bayer), but I'm really enjoying this "extreme close-up" theme/series from the past couple days. I thought of how I usually lie down and close my eyes, placing a cloth over them to block the light, in order to relieve a persistent headache. I wanted to communicate a sense of peace and relaxation with today's photo.

On an unrelated note...the most amusing part of my day: answering the door to be greeted by a young man who asked, "Um, is your mom or dad home?" Apparently, this recent vegetarian diet has stripped me of 15 years in two months' time! :P

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