Today’s News post image

A man reading the morning newspaper. Manchester, VT • 2017

Line and Shadow post image

It was the lines that caught my eye as I rode passed this field as I’ve done, so many times, since I started riding a bicycle again, eleven years ago.

Peaceful Fields post image

An open field, blue skies, and distant clouds, has an irresistible magnetic charm. It doesn’t seem to matter where the view is, or how often it is seen, people respond to landscapes with likes, follows, and comments, more than any other subject.

Catalpa post image

Leyla went for a walk last week and told me she had seen this most beautiful pure white flower with yellow accents, blooming in large bunches on a tall tree with twisting branches and trunk.

Before the Concert post image

Backstage, I observe silently. My role circumscribed by a porous partition, I am seen, acknowledged through subtle cues, but not spoken to.

Avon by The Sea post image

Photographs that are sharply focused are often considered better photographs; better than those that are softly focused. Whether focused sharply or softly, each has it’s place.

Small Town post image

Feel the significance in a place, and identify some of the elements that make it so. Suspend rational thought and slow down.

Peonies post image

Like everyone else, I have my strengths and weaknesses. One of my weaknesses I think, is that I’m botanically challenged given that I have a very difficult time remembering the names of flowers.

End of Day post image

We went about quickly, so windy, chasing the sunset, chasing the end of day.

A Photograph on Sunderland Hill post image

A photograph can be taken of the same subject 100 times and each will be different. For each of those 100 photographs the time of day will be different, the day will be different, the season will be different…

A Path Chosen post image

In 1978, when I was 23 years old, I wanted to become a luthier, or violinmaker, and started looking for ways to make that happen.

Blue Fences post image

Fences confine, contain, partition or enclose. Practical, symbolic, or utilitarian, a snow fence –for example– protects against the accumulation of snow in certain places, and guarantees its increase in others.

Summer Shore post image

Rational linear thought dissolves on a tide of slow hot wind; dancing kites spy beach and volley balls; sun glasses cap floppy hats on an ageless mix; wisps of vapor roll across a cloudless sky; pretty girls…

An Ice Cream Friendship post image

A friend of mine lives in this cozy little house and is one of the wittiest and most engaging people I know. Many years ago she endeared me to her when not long after we moved to Arlington, Vermont, she…

The American Flag, Patriotism, Geraniums, and Taxes post image

“We [Americans] are the lavishest and showiest and most luxury-loving people on the earth; and at our masthead we fly one true and honest symbol, the gaudiest…

Saratoga Springs, NY post image

I drove to Saratoga this Friday afternoon to visit the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame and collect information about…