Isaiah’s Scale: Plowshare to Crop

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February 18, 2015 by Melanie L.

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Sculptor Jordan Griska literally “beat” this 45′ long U.S. Grumman SE-2 tracker into a greenhouse.  With a wingspan of 73 feet, it dwarfs my son, a figurative crop.

More on this amazing Philadelphia sculpture:
http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/newsworks/30225-crashing-the-philly-art-scene

 

 

 

 

Check out my fellow bloggers interpretations of “Scale” in the links below.

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27 thoughts on “Isaiah’s Scale: Plowshare to Crop

  1. 2e0mca says:

    It looks like it’s definitely ‘come a cropper’ and the young man really adds a sense of scale 🙂

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  2. timelesslady says:

    Didn’t know this was in Philadelphia, I live across the river in NJ, we will have to track it down. Do you have the address of where it is located?

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  3. senK says:

    Lovely scale comparison 🙂

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  4. Robin says:

    What an awesome photo for the Scale challenge! Your angle of the plane is perfect and I love that your son is looking up. You make me miss Philly 🙂

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  5. Brother Dave says:

    Very interesting shot. You certainly love to shoot! Thank you for visiting my blog too.

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  6. Lifelover says:

    Perfect choice for the ” scale” challenge. 👍👍

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  7. TurboBlaze says:

    Awesome photo! By the way, just asking, how much time you spent including all those pingbacks??

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  8. Swav says:

    Thanks for pingback 🙂 cheers from Ireland

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  9. Thanks for the visit and ping back over at CTB 😀 . Since they changed format on WP nobody takes the time to ‘ping’ anymore. Much appreciated.
    Love your shot and it shows great scale 🙂

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  10. blkkat49 says:

    That’s quite a scale and a great sight. Looks like an adventure for any child. Thanks for sharing and thanks for commenting on my page.

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  11. julial213 says:

    Thanks for the pingback. I think I have a picture of the other side of the plane with the flowers. Not sure where the picture is. ~Julia

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  12. Madhu says:

    Perfect choice for the challenge! Thank you for the pingback.

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Melanie L.

Melanie L.

I'm a happily re-married, full-time lawyer, and full-time mom raising two adorable vilde chayas (Yiddish: wild things) named Monkey and Peanut (not their real names!). I am often seen in public counting to three. In addition to parenting and writing, I also love photography, cosmology, evolutionary anthropology, and all things Israel.

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