Category: Photography

A Seattle Slew Of Scenic Skies — A Postcard Journal

November 18th, 2018

Picturing the Pacific Northwest

Pike Place Market: They toss fish back and forth here to tourist’s delight, but a neon flying fish remains stationary on the roof.

Mid-November, mid-50s, completely unexpected Seattle brilliance. This is the worst month to visit Seattle, or so the internet tells us. So much for all the rain, all the gray, “put your tourism on hold for now” advisements. Read More…

Better Than Screaming At The TV!

October 7th, 2018

That was then; this is now.

I wasn’t allowed to express my opinions.

I’ve photographed some of the best and brightest politicians — Bill Clinton and Al Gore — and some of the least auspicious, like the fun mayor of Concord, New Hampshire, who moonlighted as my Social Work professor, while I was working on my Master’s degree. Read More…

Words & Pictures: Teaching Writing and Photography

May 19th, 2018

Doing my most favorite things

My two classes in one month, writing and photography. ABOVE: I snap a panoramic while the class writes. BELOW: The photo class poses for their own panoramic.

The email came it at 4:06 pm Wednesday, “Call me as soon as you can. Need to discuss something with you.

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Colorado’s Ancient Mesa Verde

May 5th, 2018

Part One: Hiking toward mysterious petroglyphs and wondering if I, myself, might become a mystery.

See that little slot on the left? That was my path. See that chasm on the right?

There should’ve been a sign at the beginning.

Right at the trailhead — right when it was do or die time — the sign should’ve said something like “WARNING:Middle-aged Suburban Guys Should Probably Stay Back In The Gift Shop.”

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