A Little Burst


T here’s no other explanation for it. I must be crazy. I told myself when I decided to rework my website and blog that I was mostly going to feature straight photography. No more experimenting. That lasted about three weeks. There is a difference. In the past. I wouldn’t go as far as I could.Continue reading “A Little Burst”

Every Kind of Game


I received an email from Uphold today. The company wanted to complete my information or they were going to remove me from their data base. What the hell is Uphold? So, I Googled it. Pro Tip # 1. Never use an email address to check something that you don’t recognize. Google it. Find it onContinue reading “Every Kind of Game”

On Memorial Day


On Memorial Day Daylight againFollowing me to bedI think about a hundred years agoHow my father’s bled I think I see a valleyCovered with bones in blueAll the brave soldiers that cannot get olderBeen asking after you Hear the past a’ callingFrom Armageddon’s sideWhen everyone’s talking and no one is listeningHow can we decide DoContinue reading “On Memorial Day”

All That You Dream


A s I recall, it was hot. A lot of us were sucking down water and sweating it out as fast as we drank it. We were tripping all over each other. I stepped on someone. I turned around to apologize mostly with my eyes because we couldn’t hear anything. They guy I stepped onContinue reading “All That You Dream”

Never Ending


W e listen to a lot of podcasts around here. This morning I was listening to The New York Times’ The Daily. The reporter was talking to a viral scientist. It was a pretty good interview until the reporter asked the scientist when the pandemic would end. She declined to predict that, but did sayContinue reading “Never Ending”

What Remains


W hat remains, indeed. Clean up continues while I wander around taking pictures. In this case, pictures of floating leaves in a pool that had already been cleared of a lot of storm junk, which brings me to the topic of junk. When you are sitting around in a hot house at night with littleContinue reading “What Remains”

What an Anniversary


H ere it comes. Hurricane Ida blowing through the gulf. She is expected to make landfall in Louisiana around 2pm on Sunday, August 29. Something just walked up my back as I wrote that. A kind of chilling thing. A kind of dread. Because. August 29th is the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina making landfallContinue reading “What an Anniversary”

The Summer Wind


A nother weird week. It seems like death is following us around no matter what we do. I suppose that’s the way it is going to be until we manage the virus and people are able to think again. I have no idea what killed Charlie Watts. But, it may illustrate something that I’ve longContinue reading “The Summer Wind”

Imaginary Ships


W e do it for the stories we could tell, so says Jimmy Buffett, even when we know do that something could end badly. It’s especially true if you are a young teenager. I was 13 or 14 when I did that story telling thing. I went to a day camp during summer. One dayContinue reading “Imaginary Ships”