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  • Joe Brent Mandolin Music video

    Been having a great time working with an extremely talented musician, Joe Brent. Joe is not only a virtuosic mandolin player, he is also an ultra- runner, a lover of fonts,…

  • Gotta Love an Old Truck

    I have no idea why, but I love old trucks. Go figure. Maybe it is that they used to have such wonderful lines. Simple, proportional and for lack of a better…

  • Truth versus Real versus Accurate

    ” All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.” Richard Avedon.  I was pondering this quote today. Been having a lot of rain out here in the Northwest and…

  • Workshop News 2016

    Yep, 2016 is now underway. If you are anything like me you are glad to have the holidays behind you and start digging into whatever projects and adventures the new year…

  • Ometepe Smile

    Sometimes what you really need to brighten your day is a beautiful bouquet of flowers presented with a smile.  A smile to warm the heart and flowers to delight the heart and…

  • Fall Color Fantasyland.

    For the last five years or so I have taught a fall workshop in Maine. We always hope for good color and do our darndest (yes, that is a local word)…

  • Maine Coast, Ready or Not…..

    Psychologically, I have been hanging on to summer tooth and nail. Even though, if the truth be told, fall is probably my favorite season of all. I just hate to let…

  • Tongass Rainforest Grows on You

    Not going to write much. Was lucky enough to recently be back in Sitka AK, and out in the Tongass Rainforest. This time I was able to get to a new…

  • Saving the African Elephant

       What does a baby elephant have in common with a baby human? Actually, quite a lot. One of those things, and something we don’t often consider when we think about…

  • Hoping for Heaven

    Yeah, hoping that there is a heaven somewhere – for Aylan; for all the children that suffer and die needlessly every day because adults have not figured out how to live…