Tomorrow Marks a New Year

Today is the last day of my first year living in Denmark. I arrived in Copenhagen on the 19th of September 2018. I’ve learned some Danish but I still am limited by my vocabulary and…

Silver Nitrate

When I think back over my long history of becoming a photographer, still becoming by the way because you should never stop trying to make better images, there are only two photographers who have had…

Robert Frank

Robert Frank died today. He was 94. His images have been with me for 50 years. If you don’t know who he is or haven’t seen his work, go here or here. I’m sad to…

In Memoriam

My wife called while I was shopping in Netto. Her grandmother passed away this morning. Rikke turned 100 in March. She lived in her own home and passed away in her sleep. We were there…

Almost a year

I can say for certain that after nearly a year, I hate the toilet in my apartment. It is the worst crapper I’ve had the unfortunate opportunity to use. It doesn’t wash the bowl properly…

Pleasures

Sunday I completed my kayak course and then rowed 4 kilometers to bring my total to 76, thereby earning myself a key to the club. Now I’m free to go whenever I want, by myself,…

A Nation of Clubs

Danes love to join clubs. When in Rome . . . while I admit for most of my life I had more of a Groucho Marx sense of joining, who famously said, “I don’t want…

Make America Backward

A UN resolution is being debated today that attempts to ban RAPE as a weapon of war. I am amazed that there is a debate. The rape and murder of civilians have been outside the…

Medicine for All

I have three new holes – all sealed up – no worries – in my body after my Wednesday adventure. There are memes floating around the internet comparing the democracies of Norway and the US….

Coulda Woulda

If only, I had. . . Life is filled with regrets. This came into focus on Wednesday when I accidentally lost my wife’s Trader Joe’s Philly commemorative shopping bag while biking to Sundby Bad. I…