Category Archives: Archives

Isolation Antidotes (13): Trio in the Trumpets

As the days get shorter and the nights cooler, and the prospects of being able to return to Minnesota for the northern hemisphere summer unsure, I find myself basking in some of the summer photos in my archives. This one … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Canterbury Moon at Dusk

My life twenty-four years ago today found me on one of my first journeys to New Zealand. I had finished conducting the day’s business in the vicinity of Greymouth, on the northwest coast of the South Island, and I was … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Twenty Years Ago Today

Twenty years ago today I had just arrived in Japan on a work trip, eagerly carrying my first-ever digital camera, a bulky, 1.9-megapixel, Nikon Coolpix 950, with a 3x zoom lens, which I had bought between Christmas 1999 and the … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Solstice Dads

This year the summer solstice coincides with Fathers’ Day.  What a happy meeting!  I find myself reflecting not only on great memories that my parents and I built over the years, but also on the uncountable joys that fatherhood has … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Street play

Shortly after I purchased my first serious camera, a Pentax Spotmatic, while studying in Berlin, I learned from a fellow student how to make a black & white print in the modest darkroom that was available in the student dormitory … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day memories

On this new Mother’s Day, I’d like to pay tribute to three who have been, in every way, an absolutely integral part of my life —my own mother, the mother of my children, and the mother of our granddaughter. I … Continue reading

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Archives (4): A Winter’s Tale

My good photo-friend Cindy Taylor just posted a beautiful photo that she’d made of a friend of her son’s on stage during a performance, and I was strongly reminded of one of my favorite shots that I made from the … Continue reading

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Archives (3): Thunderhead, Mt. Lincoln

Back in early August 1992, our family treated ourselves to a week at a ranch very nicely situated next to the Taylor Fork of the Gallatin River in Montana.  As we arrived, I saw this massive thunderhead climbing rapidly into … Continue reading

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Archives (2): Memorial Day 2013

For my Memorial Day offering, I’ve delved back into my archives and found a photo that my mom probably shot, of me and my dad, when I was only three weeks old.  My dad, who served as a Captain in … Continue reading

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Archives (1): The eyes have it

I’ve been having a discussion with my good photo friend Adrian Lewis about bringing great memories back to life through photography, and I mentioned that some of my best memories of my days in veterinary practice are intimately related to … Continue reading

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