Puzzled

The world has gone fully mad. When I cut myself do I not bleed red? We are all human beings no matter the color of our skin. I have been a pale pale person for…

13

1300 kilometers rowed this year as of today. 13 kilos lighter. 3 shades – dark brown, light brown, white. (First time I’ve ever had a tan. Been strictly reflective pale pale.) Under a pandemic. Virus…

State of Things

My pain is your pain We are all connected The refugee camps are full. Covid-19 runs rampant. Fleeing from war Fleeing the intolerable Perfect hosts ready for replication No soap, no water, no hope. History…

In Memoriam

Everyone believes they will live forever until the moment comes when their time runs out. That moment came this week for my wife’s mother. We lost her to pancreatic cancer, which doesn’t exhibit any symptoms…

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…