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Visualizing The Bridge (Part 4)

Visualizing The Bridge (Part 4)

The Brooklyn Bridge is a bridge in so many metaphorical ways. In 1883 its construction bridged history with the future of bridge building. Before this, bridges were built primarily using materials like granite or concrete with a strong compression strength. This...

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Visualizing The Hunt (Part 3)

Visualizing The Hunt (Part 3)

The atmosphere felt suddenly surreal as I sat down at the dinner table and saw in my mind an image of Snow White leaning over and offering her beautiful head of hair to the witch, who held a beautiful gold brooch in her hand. The moment the comb had been placed, Snow...

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Visualizing The Clock (Part 2)

Visualizing The Clock (Part 2)

Elevators represent a different way of moving through space, so it seems appropriate that Rachel would find herself transported by one to a reality outside of what we call ordinary time or chronos. That first scene in Zabar's came out of a place outside of time. I...

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Visualizing The Key (Part 1)

Visualizing The Key (Part 1)

I'm probably robbing you of the opportunity to imagine the places of The Key, but they're real! Consider these posts as the ignition that starts the movie version of the book ... in your head.The Kimberly Hotel is where the story begins. The Key opens with Rachel...

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