https://youtu.be/vw5FyPIgaj0 On February 14th, 2018, there was a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 15 were injured and another 17 were killed by one of their classmates, who all-too-easily purchased an AR-15 assault weapon at a local gun shop. The video (link) above shows some of the chilling footage caught … Continue reading Gun Smoke On The Horizon, Hiding The Setting Sun
Ahhh, I look so relaxed in this photo, don't I? This was taken on the very first day of 2017. I took it myself, and the truth is this: I was anything BUT relaxed. At the time, I was dating a man who was on an extended trip to Italy, and he pretty much never … Continue reading But If You’re Willing To Play The Game, It’s Coming Around Again
Yearly Recap ----------------------------- Hello readers! Time to say goodbye and good riddance to 2016, the year that shook me to the core and gave my country a ding-donging idiot for president (I DIDN'T VOTE FOR HIM). But it wasn't all bad. Here are a few of my favorite moments from the past twelve months... … Continue reading Oh So Much Ding Dong
above photo: KARK news February 27th-28th were sad days in Hot Springs, Arkansas and the surrounding area. We lost a historic landmark when the beautiful Majestic Hotel was slowly destroyed by a raging fire. above photo: Mara Kuhn, Arkansas Onlinebelow: drone shot, KARK news Built in 1886, The Majestic was visited by tourists and notables from all over the … Continue reading We Both Go Down Together
Ahhhhhhhhhh...it's been WAY too long since I made a blog! They are becoming more and more infrequent -- I just can't get TWO SECONDS to myself most of the time. 😦 I have to find more time for creating and writing. Today, I finally sorted through hundreds of photos I took on my vacation about … Continue reading Trying To Make A Dollar Out Of Seventy-Five Cents
Did some more polaroiding with vintage cameras. The model/muse this time was my daughter. She had to hang upside-down for quite some time for me to get the shot. She was patient and amazing, as always. The above photo was inspired by the work of Ray in the late 1920's. Moved by a general idea/pose, I … Continue reading The Birds In Your Garden Sang The Truth
Pictured above are 18 film cameras from my personal collection. Their birthdates range from the 1920's to the 1990's. Close friends will notice a new guy in the group, in the top left corner of this photograph: The KODAK TOURIST II, introduced to the public in 1951 . This blog is a tutorial for any of you lucky enough … Continue reading sometimes you just have to STRAP IT ON.