Listless

As I sit at my desk writing this, the weather here in Texas is much colder, with lows in the 20’s. granted it is not as cold as elsewhere in the US but its cold for here in Texas. The sky is a heavy gray and the steam from the local power plant can be seen hanging in...

Twin Arrows Sketches

Recently I made a trip to California to visit family. On the way back I stopped off at an Arizona landmark, the old Twin Arrows Trading post. This property has been easily recognized due to the twin arrows that marked the landmark. Initially on Route 66, it is now off...

Arcane, Traditional, Archaic, Irrelevant

Recently I was on Facebook and noticed a post from a friend. He had posted a photo of his family of young children looking at a couple of film cameras. They had explained to the kids how before phones and digital cameras that photographs were made with film. They told...

Moving On

There are many people I have come in contact with over the 67 plus years I have been alive. Some for just a few moments and others have been friends for years. When it has come to photography, martial arts, music or other hobbies and interests I have had in common...

Be True to Your Creative Self

“A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament. Its beauty comes from the fact that the author is what he is. It has nothing to do with the fact that other people want what they want. Indeed, the moment that an artist takes notice of what other people...