what are you trying to say?

      So many of my pictures of late have been about the surface of things.  Yes it is fall and leaves are resting on the water, apples have dropped to the ground..but I realized today they are not really about that.   these pictures are about shallowness and my desire to dig deeper.  Social media is filled with pretty photos of nature,…

rare moments of clarity

                   that day by the lake  quietly absorbing the color and light          

her chair

          very sick, my mother spent the last few months of her life in a nursing home.  each time I’d visit I’d find her propped up in a chair by the nurse’s station.  one day I asked “what are you doing out here, mom?”     “I’m waiting to buy my ticket, so I can get on the train.”    …

within

          Staying on the surface all the time is like going to the circus and staring at the outside of the tent.   ~ Dave Barry                  

on the side streets

              Woodstock, Vermont   Roger, originally from Brooklyn, NY, was stranded in Woodstock when his car broke down fifty years ago. He never left. Roger lives with his dog, Pepe and is one mean pickleball player.