Under the Weather

Five days with the flu. Haven’t been on the water. Home alone. Hoping for a change. The sky lightens and the rain stops. Time to walk.

Surprises

It’s Friday after New Year’s. Walk to the swimming pool because it’s rainy and too windy to row. Arrive only to see a sign posted that it’s closed for some unstated reason. My wife is…

A New Year and a New Decade

Starting is hard. Stopping is easy. I will endeavor to start more and stop less. Write more. Kajak more. Procrastinate less. Barely an insight but necessary nonetheless.

end of year

Being on the water brings me sanity and aching arms. Today the sun shone brightly nearly blinding me because it had been so long since I had seen any sun at all. Swans are regal…

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,…