01-18-14 The Good Life

We are being hit with the second Alberta Clipper (translate: mini blizzard) in less than a week. While I enjoy seeing the swirling snow and fierce winds lash the gray/green pines outside my window, I prefer more summery scenes as a rule. Thus, I am resurrecting a photo that made it to my Instagram feed…

12-09-13 Where I Want To Be

My friend Dennis Newman, who is an artist and an art/photography instructor, says that good art (including photographs) should invoke emotion. I heard him say that about a year ago and since then I have tested most of the photos I post here with this question: “What do I want my viewers to feel and…

10-01-13 West of the River

Yes, it is October 1st but no, the snow hasn’t started falling yet. But it could do so soon. Such is the nature of living in the upper Great Plains. I’m guessing that some of my readers are more enthralled with snow than I am. I would also guess that many of those same people…