The Red Pen of Doom

Conventional wisdom about writing is conventionally wrong.

Double rainbow at the Dome

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March 10, 2016 · 2 Comments

Lake Sylvia, black and white

September 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Photo of the Day: The otter abides

There’s something about otters that’s inherently interesting. They’re like water-cats, but as playful as dogs. If you’ve visited aquariums or zoos with a glass shebang that lets you see them, … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · 3 Comments

Photo of the Day: A castle passageway in Luxembourg

Castles are the best — but hard to shoot. The light in tunnels and dungeons is usually terrible. This passageway was a happy exception and I love how the shadows … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Photo of the Day: How many students can fit in this autorickshaw?

If you travel to India, autorickshaws are everywhere, working as cabs and hauling cargo. They have three tiny wheels, itty bitty engines and are more like motorcycles than cars, but … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Photo of the Day: Hand this tiger a script and he’ll read the nightly news

Sometimes, body language is everything. When I shot this tiger with the Nikon of Infinite Beauty, the tiger didn’t even look in my direction. He didn’t care. I don’t think anything … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Photo of the Day: This is NOT the set for a sci-fi movie

This looks like something George Lucas had his CGI wizards do for STAR WARS EPISODE 12: THE REVENGE OF JAR JAR BINKS, for the scene where Jar Jar lands his … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment