Tag Archives: Landscape

It’s Almost Nothing, Just This Moment

It’s almost nothing, this moment between us It’s the passing of our hands across the table It is the paying of bills, it is the proverbial kitchen table And us Discussing the future, in capital letters and, you know etc. … Continue reading

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Eddy

This eddy is taking a turn for the worse. I shouldn’t be surprised. All eddies are a joke, Going in circles and all. But the swirl is a tease every time. I can’t/won’t help it. I like falling for it. … Continue reading

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What Moves, Moves

What nature makes is better. The right angles that I focus on are not found in what flows easily, naturally. My mind finds the right angles, my heart, the flow. Simple as that. Or this… I can’t write about anything … Continue reading

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Me & This Guy

Me and…and this guy Mountains, always, between us He gave up I left

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Landscape Photographer

Tonight I took an old woman back to the operating room because she had a bowel obstruction. Two things here: One: we are built like donuts and our donut hole does not tolerate a twist. Two: she had been to … Continue reading

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Spring in Chicago: Robert

I had finally gotten to Chicago and the light was failing and I sat down for a minute. Robert sat beside me and it was a bustling bar. He was watching Baylor play in the final four. Their uniforms were … Continue reading

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Boing!

Do photographs convey the truth? Photojournalism schools have whole courses that make up answers to this question. It is important for journalists who are writing to tell the truth, I think we would agree. It is impossible, “true”, but striving … Continue reading

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Eddy

What is a truth and a lie? A photograph is the lie sitting, like a spider in the web of the truth. What stays and what moves? A river does both and stops doing both at the same time. What … Continue reading

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Drought

I drove through the emptiness that is the endlessness of South Texas: see forever and nothing at the same time, as the joke goes. Having grown up here, I have earned the right to say it as I see it, … Continue reading

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Oregon Autumn Dusk

Moving a circus to the next town might be easier than moving one infant the half the distance. At least the giraffes can be cajoled to participate. A human baby cannot be cajoled. They exist and through them runs a … Continue reading

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