This isn’t something I’ve spoken about much on my travel blog, figuring few would be interested in the subject, but the more I speak to fellow travelers and creative types, the more I realize that I am not alone in my struggle. Many of you can relate to the feeling that there is no such … More Traveling With Anxiety
It sure has been a while, hasn’t it? Back in the beginning of December I had lumbar spinal surgery to finally correct the issue that has been holding me back the past couple of years. We fused at L5-S1 and the surgery appeared to have gone well. Unfortunately, I developed a systemic infection originating from … More Hello!
Another installment covering what I was up to on this day in past years. October 4, 2010 I was on day 1 of deciding to make the 2700 mile drive from Denver to the eastern shore of Maryland in 2 days. I drove from Denver, Colorado to Peoria, Illinois. There was no time for photographing. … More On This Day, October 4
As some of you know, I’ve been down most of this year with spine problems. I recently had the first of two spinal surgeries that should have me mobile and traveling again in the future. Living a sedentary lifestyle is not my cup of tea. To keep my eye on my future goals and not … More On This Day
Discovering photography has brought many gifts to me, but not any as treasured as the connection it gave my grandfather and I. My grandfather was a special kind of guy. The kind people met and remembered. He didn’t have a big boisterous personality or a voice that carried. He was sort of quiet. But he … More Mr. Banjo Man
If you’ve been following the blog/twitter/facebook page for a while and wondering whatever happened to the road trip I was supposed to tackle this fall, wonder no longer! For, in this blog entry, we will begin the story of “Trip Interrupted: When Things Go Horribly Wrong…And Then Right”. Part One To refresh, my trip plans … More Trip Interrupted: When Things Go Horribly Wrong…And Then Right. Part One.
I’m working my way through these photos– slowly I know (but its Spring! who wants to be stuck at a computer all day?). Processing these images, I’m reminded of how wonderful it is to go through life as an artist. Being an artist and a photographer has taught me to look at the world differently. … More Some Kentucky Rain
For years I spent too much time angsting over how much better other artists and photographers were than me. It held me back. Eventually, I realized that I needed to let all that go. I was never going to better my work by trying to be like someone else. When I stopped comparing myself to … More How Being A Better Artist Changed My Life