Deep and Dark


S ometimes you can’t sleep. But that was okay because I slept too much the night before. While I was laying there my past came into view. Both good and bad memories. I intentionally forced the bad ones away. Who wants to try to fall asleep with bad things in mind? There were a lot ofContinue reading “Deep and Dark”

Nocturne Two


N ot every street in The French Quarter is brightly lighted with shops, stores, clubs and bars beckoning to passersby. A large part of the Quarter is residential or old work spaces converted into some kind of loft or apartments. Unless you are very lucky you usually can’t park your car near your destination soContinue reading “Nocturne Two”

Where Time Stands Still


Another trip into the green. This time it’s ferns. The really deep green feathery kind. The ones that if you didn’t know better you’d jump into because they look so soft. They aren’t. Don’t do it. This is going to be a little short because Queen Kim’s second line jazz funeral is being held today.Continue reading “Where Time Stands Still”

Ideas Are Like Stars


Red. The color of fire and blood, of intensity, passion, desire and love. Maybe that’s it. Maybe so many people are worn out by the five months we’ve been through that there’s no passion. No intensity. Maybe that’s the answer. Maybe it’s time to put on our pants and get to work. That’s what theContinue reading “Ideas Are Like Stars”

In the Shadows


Deep. Dark. Mysterious. That’s what I saw. That’s what I felt.  Luckily, I was able to make a picture that has feeling rather than just the usual documentation of a thing or place. Let me tell you, that doesn’t happen very often. It was kind of a fluke. Kind of photographer’s luck. Kind of whatContinue reading “In the Shadows”

Gothic New Orleans


I was driving on Freret Street heading for coffee and food when I saw this church out of the corner of my eye. I quickly made a left, then another left and finally another left. Yes. New Orleans is a city of one way streets. But, that’s okay. At least I could see what IContinue reading “Gothic New Orleans”