Our House 9 May 2014

Our House 9 May 2014

I often just poke around the yard and make pictures to show what it looks like in a given moment of time. Springtime is always a nice time, with things growing and color everywhere. it is interesting to see photos taken over time and see how the garden has evolved. And sometimes it is just a nice place to sit…
Return to the Palouse

Return to the Palouse

I returned to eastern Washington this spring almost a year to the day later then my last trip. It was still a tad wintery and the light was a bit hazy. Yet this landscape would shine in most any light I think. I am still in awe when I look upon it. The vastness, the emptiness. The shear beauty of…
Is He Dealing with a Full Deck of Cards?

Is He Dealing with a Full Deck of Cards?

I thought of you over the weekend too. I always wake up to the radio every morning, except Sunday to NPR. I particularly like Saturday morning, with Scott Simon. This past weekend, as I am sure you know, he interviewed Mike Mitchell about his Beatles work. It was a good interview, nice to hear Mike’s voice and what he had…
Based on a True Story

Based on a True Story

Hey Sarah, I thought of you today, several times actually, on rather diverse levels. But all intertwined. I was reading the paper this morning and a section fell out that spoke to holiday planning and food. One such foodie tidbit was cheesy little shortbread crackers. And I thought of Susan and the CSF holiday get together that won’t happen this…
Light in the South

Light in the South

I know it wasn't a trip to the deep south, but Virginia and North Carolina are still the south to me, a boy from Ohio. We traveled back roads to Farmville and Jettersville and everywhere we looked was a site of civil war battlefield. I know it is not much different than other rural areas in America, but it felt…
Just another Room with a View

Just another Room with a View

On a recent pleasant summer day in the San Juan Islands, I found myself making real estate images of a very lovely property with an amazing view. Besides the usual architecture photos of rooms, I roamed around the grounds through beautiful gardens and wooded areas. I started to think about the role of the photographic image in the process of…