In the Trenches -- Life As An Itinerant Artist

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Simple Pleasures

Simple Pleasures

The fact of the matter is that the pandemic has caused many of us to re-evaluate what’s important in our lives. Staying home with our families, observing everyday activities with a fresh eye brings a new appreciation of the simple pleasures of life. What brings this...

The View from Here

The View from Here

A glorious weekend has passed. With spring madly running into summer, our trees and flowers are blooming like crazy up here in Michigan. Yesterday, a dear friend called me from Florida. She was beside herself, not knowing where to turn, or who to call to express her...

What kind of camera do you use?

What kind of camera do you use?

That's a question I get asked all the time. I started shooting with film way back when, using a Kodak Hawkeye. Which I still have, by the way. In high school, I graduated to one of my mother's old 2 1/4 roll film cameras. Most of those negatives were stolen in a move...