"The past is permanence," the girl smiled.
"It whispers to us. Directs and guides."
"But... but..." I wondered. "What if we don't hear?"
Her look turned thoughtful, "We always hear.That's not the point."
"Um, what _is_ the point then?"
She quieted for a time then swept her hand along this street's facade...
"How distinctly it whispers. See? See? Does that murmur loudly enough to understand?"
A portion of Gallery Row early on a June Saturday along N. Duke St. in Lancaster, Pennsylvania._
Canon EOS 7D, Canon EFS 17-85mm (f4-5.6) in RAW/RGB space,PS4: Various spot adjustments to enhance dynamic range, Topaz Adjust 5, Mixed media... photographic with AlienSkin; SnapArt 3: OilPaint applied as. custom textures through spot layers. Color space altered to SRGB for web display.