Category Archives: Photo I Took

Ah, Brunch

That’s a basic Bloody Mary beside a grilled muenster with fresh tomatoes and slivered red onions on rye. Simple, straight-forward.  The photo is not very sharp because I’m just learning to use my cell phone camera. (I’m not really what … Continue reading

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Organic Roadkill

I intended this piece as a bold statement on the isolation and ultimate futility of our ostensibly rich and purposeful lives. I understand, it is powerful imagery, and can be disturbing to contemplate, but I must confess that in embracing … Continue reading

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Snapshot Portrait #2 Grandfather & Granddaughter

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Snapshot Portraits #1 Diana

Randomly selected portraits from a lifetime of unskilled point and shoot photography. Diana. The Liberty Belle Tavern. Southside, 1995

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Eleven Years Ago…

…we bought a particularly nice tree from this unsavory character. I made the mistake of saying, “hey, toss me that tree over there…” Opps. Man, does time go fast. The semi-feral six-year old ragamuffin making sure the tree is safely … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Original: Joyland

My novel features a frontier city called “Joyland” that is inspired by, in unequal parts, nascent Las Vegas, Bogart’s Casablanca, Deadwood South Dakota, and just about every “Little America” truckstop along the highways of America–but the name came from a … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With White Folks?

I know, entire novels have been written on the subject, but yeah–this (see picture) is a “thing” that is is widespread and common enough to merit signage.  N.A. folks must be thinking: what’s the hell is up with white folks? … Continue reading

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