July 27, 2015
This entry was posted on July 27, 2015 by Linda Grashoff. It was filed under Boats, Built Environment, Objects, Photography, Vehicles, Windows and was tagged with California, Long Beach, old boat, photography, steamship, The Queen Mary.
Not to reveal my age or anything, but this image reminded me of keypunch cards from FORTRAN class in college. It’s not a happy memory, but I like the photo anyway…!
July 27, 2015 at 6:42 AM
I remember fellow college students walking around with a bundle of keypunch cards held together with rubber bands, so I see the similarity, too. I never learned Fortran myself, however.Glad you like the photo, Melinda!
July 27, 2015 at 9:02 AM
I took Fortran too! Don’t ask me to write anything in it today, though.
July 27, 2015 at 7:06 AM
I tried to learn C once . . .
July 27, 2015 at 9:03 AM
Amazing photo! The people look like little ants in the windows, so tiny. Fascination to see just a little portion.
July 27, 2015 at 7:44 AM
Thanks, Jane. My first view of the ship was at night, when it was lit up by spotlights. It was an illustration of the word “looming” (but in a good way). So dramatic, so huge, so beautiful. I imagined Fred Astaire dancing out to greet us. Later, touring the boat, I learned that Fred Astaire did travel on the Queen Mary, but may not have danced aboard.
July 27, 2015 at 9:37 AM
Kinda cool how randomness and regularity go together so well at times.
July 27, 2015 at 12:20 PM
It is. Thanks for pointing it out, Bob.
July 27, 2015 at 5:54 PM
Reblogged this on What Light Through Yonder Window Breaks?.
July 28, 2015 at 9:04 PM
that looks great 🙂
July 30, 2015 at 1:34 AM
Thank you, Joshi. Wish I could go back for more.
July 30, 2015 at 9:42 AM
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