Fatherhood, when new life begins — and old lives become sleep-deprived hallucinations glimpsed between midnight feedings and diaper changes.
Mothers are expected to know the deal, multitasking as if they had six hands, supernatural powers of perception and infinite patience. And dads? Too often portrayed as poster children for goofy ineptitude who need those how-to-be-a-dad books with pithy aphorisms and gauzy photos of little feet.
Rian Dundon wasn‘t sure what to expect as a new father. But he knew he wasn’t a buffoon. In his project “New Life,” he has documented not just the arrival of his daughter, Mazie, in 2016, but how fatherhood alters how you look at the world.
“I like to think I’m bringing something to the conversation about modern parenting,” said Mr. Dundon, 38, who lives in Oakland with his wife, Julie. “It’s interesting how in pop culture fathers are perceived as buffoons or misanthropes. That’s not how I felt. I felt confused and out of my league like any new father, but it wasn’t sketch comedy for me.”
Mr. Dundon grew up in Northern California, a state that like parenthood itself can be romanticized to the point of fantasy. After losing his job at a media start-up last June, he has been a stay-at-home-dad while his wife works as a preschool teacher. His project was supported by the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, which saw his images as a commentary on the difficulties of bringing up a family in places like the Bay Area, where gentrification has made life difficult for those raised there.
Befitting his new stage of life, Mr. Dundon — who normally photographs with black-and-white film — used a point-and-shoot camera to make images in color and on the fly.
His images are at times like a visual stream of consciousness, an impressionistic rendering of messy rooms, family pictures hung on wood-paneled walls, piles of laundry and ice cream breaks.
Other images zero in on dads, granddads, spouses and friends. Julie, his wife, was amenable to the project while his mother declined to be photographed. His mother-in-law had one request: Make her look good.
Yet others have an air of mystery. A hand holds fanned-out dollar bills; a pink-hooded child contemplates the Pieta; a woman with a breathing mask stands by her car.
“There’s a lot of tenderness in this process,” he said. “But there is a messiness and gravity to it that often lost in social representations.”
The birth of a child also heralds a final transition, too. One of his images shows a green hillside studded with white crosses. Another features programs from a memorial service. “I think a big part of welcoming any new life into the world is grappling with the inevitable loss of others as we age and have kids,” Mr. Dundon said.
Or as Jerry Seinfeld once remarked about newborns: “Let us make no mistake about why these babies are here. They are here to replace us. That is what they are doing. They are cute, they are cuddly, they are sweet. And they want you out of the way.”
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包六肖中多少组“【他】【是】【怎】【么】【了】？” 【鸦】【丽】【的】【回】【忆】【结】【束】【后】，【回】【过】【神】【来】，【美】【目】【瞄】【向】【在】【沙】【发】【上】【一】【脸】【失】【神】【和】【沮】【丧】【的】【张】【如】【宝】，【它】【想】【知】【道】【这】【么】【回】【事】，【大】【概】【只】【能】【问】【失】【语】【虫】【了】。 “【他】？【求】【爱】【被】【拒】，【人】【类】【应】【该】【把】【这】【个】【情】【况】【叫】【作】【失】【恋】【吧】？” 【失】【语】【虫】【瞥】【了】【张】【如】【宝】【一】【眼】，【回】【忆】【起】【张】【如】【宝】【在】【台】【上】【含】【情】【脉】【脉】【唱】【歌】【给】【欧】【雅】【丽】【听】【的】【样】【子】，【脸】【上】【流】【露】【出】【鄙】【夷】【的】【眼】【神】，
【刘】【协】【出】【逃】【瞬】【间】【给】【高】【带】【来】【了】【极】【大】【的】【方】【便】，【本】【来】【秦】【皇】【的】【三】【支】【明】【面】【上】【的】【军】【队】，【立】【马】【都】【入】【了】【高】【的】【口】【袋】，【顿】【时】，【高】【在】【秦】【皇】【身】【边】，【再】【也】【没】【有】【阻】【碍】。 【秦】【皇】【日】【日】【服】【用】【高】【给】【他】【的】***【药】，【早】【就】【生】【活】【不】【能】【自】【理】，【秦】【皇】【也】【知】【道】【自】【己】【身】【体】【日】【益】【消】【退】，【这】【一】【日】，【便】【召】【集】【高】【来】【自】【己】【身】【边】。 【白】【发】【苍】【苍】【的】【秦】【皇】【眯】【着】【眼】【睛】，【艰】【难】【抬】【起】【手】，【冲】【高】【摆】【摆】【手】
“【依】【依】，【依】【依】，【是】【不】【是】【做】【噩】【梦】【了】？”【张】【芙】【龄】【仿】【佛】【听】【到】【李】【毛】【毛】【的】【声】【音】，【睁】【开】【眼】【睛】【一】【看】，【果】【然】【是】【他】，【她】【立】【刻】【抱】【着】【他】【哭】【了】【起】【来】。 “【你】【们】，【是】【在】【一】【起】【了】【吗】？”【坐】【得】【比】【较】【近】【的】【一】【位】【瘦】【弱】【的】【女】【生】【弱】【弱】【地】【问】【张】【芙】【龄】【和】【郑】【邵】【晨】。【其】【实】，【她】【看】【了】《【新】【红】【楼】【梦】》【和】《【少】【年】【房】【玄】【龄】》，【算】【是】【他】【们】【的】CP【粉】。 【张】【芙】【龄】【连】【忙】【摆】【手】【否】【认】【说】：“【没】包六肖中多少组【时】【值】【盛】【夏】，【正】【是】【炎】【热】【之】【时】，【也】【正】【是】【一】【载】【之】【中】【日】【头】【最】【长】【的】【时】【候】。 【时】【辰】【已】【是】【戌】【时】，【若】【是】【搁】【在】【春】【秋】【时】【候】，【天】【色】【早】【就】【暗】【了】【下】【来】，【但】【是】【此】【时】，【江】【陵】【城】【的】【天】【南】【之】【际】，【还】【留】【着】【一】【丝】【残】【光】，【而】【就】【算】【趁】【着】【这】【缕】【残】【光】，【在】【衙】【中】【疲】【累】【了】【一】【日】【的】【荆】【州】【都】【督】【武】【士】【彟】【终】【于】【回】【府】【了】。 “【阿】【爹】，【你】【可】【算】【回】【府】【了】。”【武】【士】【彟】【刚】【一】【回】【府】，【正】【自】【偏】【院】【往】【主】【院】
【又】【等】【了】【一】【会】，【李】【承】【乾】【起】【身】【道】： “【大】【家】【静】【静】！【听】【本】【王】【说】【两】【句】！” 【这】【下】【众】【人】【才】【安】【静】【下】【来】。 【接】【着】【李】【承】【乾】【便】【道】：“【陛】【下】【让】【你】【们】【过】【来】【的】【意】【思】【十】【分】【明】【显】。【就】【是】【帮】【本】【王】【收】【成】【这】【大】【棚】【里】【的】【蔬】【菜】！【既】【然】【大】【家】【都】【来】【了】，【那】【么】【我】【们】【就】【分】【配】【一】【下】【吧】！” 【他】【的】【话】【一】【落】【音】，【绝】【大】【部】【分】【的】【人】【是】【赞】【同】【的】。 【特】【别】【是】【程】【咬】【金】【与】【秦】【琼】【二】【人】。
“【晋】【别】【公】【子】……【也】【是】【够】【可】【怜】【的】。” 【陆】【月】【珠】【心】【中】【不】【由】【感】【概】【万】【千】，【若】【是】【从】【姑】【娘】【的】【角】【度】【分】【析】，【她】【无】【异】【于】【一】【个】【蹴】【鞠】，【不】【断】【被】【踢】【来】【踢】【去】，【却】【永】【远】【不】【知】【道】【下】【一】【步】【该】【投】【向】【何】【方】。 【而】【故】【事】【的】【男】【主】【人】【公】，【和】【那】【些】【不】【受】【器】【重】【遭】【到】【贬】【谪】【的】【王】【子】【或】【大】【臣】【们】，【一】【定】【更】【加】【难】【受】【吧】。【一】【波】【未】【平】，【一】【波】【又】【起】……【这】【等】【不】【堪】【的】【遭】【遇】【不】【管】【落】【谁】【身】【上】【都】……
“【不】【对】，【除】【了】【你】【们】【这】【批】【人】，【后】【面】【还】【有】，【他】【们】【的】7【实】【力】【比】【你】【们】【高】【太】【多】，【到】【底】【有】【多】【少】【个】【人】！” 【冷】【锋】【激】【动】【地】【询】【问】【道】，【他】【想】【到】【在】【雪】【地】【上】【杀】【死】【十】【个】【人】【的】【中】【年】【男】【子】。 “【咳】【咳】！【我】…【我】【不】【知】【道】！” 【冷】【锋】【这】【么】【一】【抓】，【少】【女】【的】【伤】【势】【受】【到】【了】【一】【些】【影】【响】，【咳】【嗽】【着】【回】【答】。 “【我】【们】【只】【知】【道】【跟】【我】【们】【一】【起】【进】【入】【生】【死】【试】【炼】【中】【的】【其】【他】【人】，【至】【于】