Pearl of the Quarter


On the edge. It seems that all the president’s men are clamoring to open up the country. ¬†They are hoping for business as usual. I’m not. I think we can be better in just about every way. I believe that even before CoVid-19 most of our systems are broken. The virus just provided clarity. IContinue reading “Pearl of the Quarter”

Sunday Best


Easter Sunday. A big day, today. Normally, Christians of every stripe pack churches on this holiest of days. Not this Sunday. I’d never thought I’d see the time when going to church could get you killed. This is one of those times. Yes. I read history. I know some things about the past. While priestsContinue reading “Sunday Best”

Alchemy


Prettiness on a Friday. I actually planned this picture for earlier this week, but CoVid19 killed John Prine. So, I waited. Call this his funeral flowers. Call it art. Call it a confusing mess. Call it whatever you like. I just hope that you like it. Some of the news that almost fits. Two thingsContinue reading “Alchemy”

Survive


Red. They say in design school that if you want to make your readers or viewers happy use warm colors rather than cold. So, that’s what I did. And, a red rose. For love. The picture is simple. It is a macro photograph. A real one. I saw it. I stopped. I made a fewContinue reading “Survive”

Stripped Away


Is the pleasure worth all the pain? That’s a line from an old Jimmy Buffett song. After warnings, and a few arrests, people of our fine city still seem to think that gathering is okay. I’m sure their momentary pleasure will cause them a lot of pain later. I’m going to take a break fromContinue reading “Stripped Away”

Beautiful World


Morning glory. Maybe I should be out and about in the morning. Pictures made then are usually a lot of fun. I usually have things to do then. Not the least of them being taking the all seeing dog on her morning walk. Maybe I can work around that. Here’s a morning picture now. ThisContinue reading “Beautiful World”

Illegal Smile


Just give me one good season. So sang John Prine. The singing mailman. A national treasure. He’s got Covid19. He’s been intubated. He’s 72. He’s beaten cancer twice. He’s been through chemo. He’s been radiated. He’s probably got even more underlying issues. His family asked from prayers last night. You know what to do. IContinue reading “Illegal Smile”

Bye & Bye


I needed this picture. The news is grim, getting grimmer. The virus is growing exponentially in New Orleans. I live in a country in desperate need of a leader. Many people, most not from NOLA, are trying to blame the mayor for not cancelling Mardi Gras. None of us knew. We certainly had no directionContinue reading “Bye & Bye”

Most of the Time


May. Bill Gates and the surgeon general agree. We will finally see a turning of the tide in mid to late May. But, but, but… only if everybody in the entire country does the right thing and self isolates. After seeing pictures from around the country, I don’t believe that will happen unless the presidentContinue reading “Most of the Time”

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