On Palm Sunday. The world is upside down. Time has no meaning. People are living in fear. Stupidity is the order of the day. Still. There is hope. Even though the current state of change is very negative, there are those of us who think that if we make it to the other side there […]


We went grocery shopping this morning. Old folks time is from 8am until 9am. Most people followed the six foot rule. Some didn’t. Some looked like they didn’t care. There was enough of what we wanted, but many shelves were bare. Given that I was about the 30th person in the store, that meant the […]


I was thinking. Yeah, I know. That’s very dangerous. But, after the constant flood of bad news about CoVid-19, I think that we all need our moods lifted, even if it’s only for the length of time that you need to read Storyteller. There’s magic in photography. I should use it. You should embrace it. […]


“In silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.” — Rumi I read a lot of blogs. I read a lot of online pieces about art. Most are about tools, or technique. Many blogs are about some struggle. Stop. Stop trying so hard. Stop making things so difficult. Don’t over think. […]


I’m listening to an interesting YouTube video as I write. It’s about “work that matters.”  The visual podcast is called The Art of Photography. As the speaker talks, he reminds me of me. He says that a picture should strive for something, that it ought to push the boundaries, that it shows artist growth, and […]


Winter. I have a friend in Milwaukee who was complaining because his four year old snow blower broke down yesterday. I have friends further east who were just waiting until the big snowstorm reached them. Even in Seattle, where the weather is fairly mild, the streets were tangled by snowfall. Not down here. Oh no. […]


New blooms. In winter. I’ve never seen this plant in the time that I’ve moved here. I’ll have to wait until these blooms open. I think I know what they might be, but I won’t know until I see them. Sorta like life. Make all the plans that you want. The minute you put them […]


Another is a series. The series of wouldn’t you like to be like us… in the cool months of the year. I found this little beauty in our street side garden. When I saw it, I couldn’t believe it. Then, I thought, wait a minute . October wasn’t normal. The weather was hot and dry. […]