I photographed the King of Sweden
I was in professional photography school. One day we heard that the King was coming to town. This was our chance to all test out being news/celebrity/paparazzi photographers.
7 for summer reading
Summer is a good time for reading. By the pool, at the lake, on the deck, in the backyard … Here are 7 recommendations for your enjoyment.
Summer, summer, summer
Summer: Warmer temperatures, longer days, seagulls crying, the smell of wood tar, watermelon, barbecue. Canoe camping by water’s edge with a little night fishing. reading on the deck and so much more …
Seeing vs. perceiving — how we interact with the world
Seeing is a physical-chemical chain of reactions. Perceiving is about analyzing information, making sense at a deeper level. Both are necessary …
Reality always beats fiction
I heard that phrase a long time ago. It still holds true. Maybe why I like biographies. Because the lives of real people and how things played out is more interesting and engaging than any piece of fiction.
When not doing anything ends up costing a lot of money, time and trouble
The van was almost new when we got it. Years later it wasn’t running so well at all. So would we pay for more repairs or replace it?
A microwave, no hot water and a bit part
I put a cup of water into the microwave to heat it up for tea. Then walked away. Came back a few minutes later and pulled out the cup. It wasn’t hot. Did I forget to turn on the microwave?
McDonald’s in Salzburg and pizza in Scotland
There are folks who travel and want that other place to be just like home. And there are folks who travel and want that other place to be totally different from anything back home.