Farther Along


C hristmas magic. We need it this year, more than ever. This year sucked worse than the one before it. Still. The next year is gonna be worse. After all, it’s 2020 Too. All I know is what they taught me once. The important things are simple. The simple things are hard. This seems simple.Continue reading “Farther Along”

Peace


We need a break. All of us. I know. Nothing has changed. In fact, it’s getting worse. The United States is now number one. That’s not a good thing. The virus grew by almost 50% in one day in the state. The deaths in the city are growing by leaps and bounds. The governor soundedContinue reading “Peace”

On Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving. Even though you may not celebrate it as an official holiday, no matter where you live in the world, you have something to be thankful for. For me — in no particular order — it’s family, children, friends, dogs, art, music, photography, my own ability to make pictures, health, life itself and, and, and…Continue reading “On Thanksgiving”

This week.


I’m not really back from my break. This week has been just horrific for all of us. It was bad enough that the two men killed in Louisiana and Minnesota look like the men and women that I photograph at second lines, Indian gatherings, jazz funerals and during Mardi Gras. Many of them (my subjects)Continue reading “This week.”

Nature


So. I went out looking for one kind of picture. I came back with this. What’s a young photographer to do? Or, an old one. For that matter. The picture? Walk around and find it. When I did. I made a few frames. 158 to be exact. I got my shoes wet. And, I almostContinue reading “Nature”

Merry Christmas


That’s all I was going to write. Nothing more. And, post this picture. But, something happened that I want to tell you all about. I got lost. I rarely get lost even when I try to get lost. It’s just an instinct that I have. In my defense, getting to either Gramercy or Lutcher fromContinue reading “Merry Christmas”

A Little Christmas


I’ve been looking for the right window and the right tree for a long while now. I finally found it. This is what I call a little picture. It’s not a detail. It’s not something big and bold. It is something that you walk by and might not even look at twice. But, it speaksContinue reading “A Little Christmas”