2017 Spring and Summer Photo Collection

ECU, or extreme close-up images have always been fun photo challenges for me because of the opportunity to bring others into the tiny detail that for some reason cannot escape my eye. My boyhood home in small-town Ohio was just a block away from ‘the...
My hour with the King of the Blues

My hour with the King of the Blues

  Meetings with remarkable humans:  B.B. King Although I will admit that many of the encounters I have had with celebrities over my career as a radio host were brief, the hour that I spent with B.B. King in 1990 will remain a high point in my earthly experience. The...
Communication Breakdown

Communication Breakdown

Life, it seems, provides us with too much of a good thing. There was a time when I had but one email. I miss those days, because even as I write this, I notice the subtle background anxiety that I might be missing something and should be checking my email accounts,...
We appear to have been left behind…

We appear to have been left behind…

We appear to have been left behind. 2016 has turned into a giant bus, pulling out of the station with a load of well-loved and sure-to-be-missed creative genius and courage. As I write these words, there is breaking news that Carrie Fisher passed earlier this morning...
Of Monsters and Men

Of Monsters and Men

(NOTE: if you are easily disturbed by reality, you might want to skip this one. This was written while I was recovering from open-heart surgery and stuck for a week in a private rehab facility in the early Summer of 2014. No rainbows and bunny farts this time..and it...