Smorgasbord —

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One of the definitions of Smorgasbord is: a wide range of something, a variety. There is no direct connection to food in this entry, but there is a sense of application in the word that conjures potential choice with all … Read More

Saved —

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This entry is based upon something that happened some years ago, but I remember the situation whenever fall and Thanksgiving come into my mind. It was Thanksgiving Day and my wife prepared the annual dinner.  As in previous years we … Read More

On The Square —

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Inherent with any artist is the willingness to open the mind to possibility. When I walk with my camera, I allow my eye to lead me with no preconceived direction. Having learned to pay attention to where I am directed, I … Read More

Coincidence —

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“Just a coincidence” is a reference used often by a man who for years was my teacher and friend. He was a learned architect who gave and never asked anything in return. He helped me understand the deeper meaning of … Read More

Note to a Friend —

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I thought quite a bit about our conversation last night. I understand it is hard at times being so capable and knowing it. It is not just being capable; it is the combination of the positive attitude about life and … Read More

Upside Down —

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Sometimes our world seems upside-down. No matter what we do, even if we just want to turn right, we wind up having to turn left. Gravity feels like our enemy, we forget the keys left upstairs, the mail we were … Read More

Listening —

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How can anyone know what is in another’s heart unless one asks with true intent and willingness to understand without preconception. But asking necessitates the unconditional willingness to listen. And listening is one of the most difficult activities that can … Read More

He Stood There —

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My Father stood there alone at the airport as I was again preparing to leave He stood there staring at me as the call was made to board an airplane for the West Coast Part of a return trip to … Read More

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