Enthusiasms


    From the movie-The Untouchables-1987... Capone: A man becomes preeminent, he's expected to have enthusiasms. Enthusiasms, enthusiasms... What are mine? What draws my admiration? What is that which gives me joy? Baseball! A man stands alone at the plate. This is the time for what? For individual achievement. There he stands alone. But in …

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“When you get to the moon, find my lens cap!”


    Update 11/17/16 - Norma passes. Obit at bottom. Update 11/1/17 - Bob Passes. Obit at Bottom     I've worked with and assisted countless photographers over the decades. Many I have forgotten. Some I haven't seen for 20 or 30 years, I can remember the faces, but not necessarily the names. One photographer …

Simple Cameras


One of my favorite Photo websites is The Online Photographer. He recently had a post titled 'Simple Cameras'. It really made me smile because I had written something like it a few years ago here.. Ten Good Ideas that Never Took Off.  Read the comments.  Too fun!

Dustbowls, Documentaries, and Dorothea Lange


I was going through a family history and recollections that my Uncle and Mother have written. They completed this remembrance of their growing up years as a way to preserve some family history for future generations. Its actually quite cool. Handwritten and hand drawn genealogical charts, Civil and Revolutionary war tales, Depression era stories. The …

Born on the Right Side of the Tracks


I was born and raised in a small mountain town in Colorado. At 8000 ft in elevation weather can be harsh. Defining. At times life altering. There are many friends I grew up with. Many of them sons and daughters of the same people my father worked with at the local college. We spend whole …