My job was eliminated. I wasn’t.
During the pandemic we hear a lot about our essential workers. I hate to break it to you but most of us are not that important. We don’t work in healthcare, or are teachers, or are delivery drivers making sure shipments get to their destination on time. Hell, the thought of backing up a semi […]
Tears and triumph: My journey to help my daughter move to Brooklyn.
Every time I see a pregnant woman I think of it as a rare sign of optimism. Well, baseball season is starting so there’s that too. But to bring a human being into this world seemingly takes a lot of courage these days given the current political, environmental and social climate. This is a very […]
On a father, our values, and a President.
Once upon a time, there was a man, a father, who pushed me to work hard. He worked hard, as a loan officer at a bank, and didn’t make a ton of money. We had a high standard of living, and that standard had little to do with how much money we made. He would […]
The Making of This Photograph.
You’re probably looking at the picture above and thinking, it’s nothing special, nice landscape shot, obviously taken from somewhere above sea level. It’s not perfect, it’s not terrible, and all of those things are true. I’m not a pixel peeping technician of photography; I know about what makes cameras work and then again, I don’t. […]