I have something to say

December 26, 2020  •  10 Comments
Linds: Have you written a new blog post recently? Me: No, I haven’t. Linds: Why not? Me: Because I have nothing to say. This has been a regular refrain of mine for years. It is a phrase borne out of a fear of wasting people’s time with, what I perceive to be, inconsequential emotional drivel. Many of my days are passed stuck in my head, worry...
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Learning to See Again

October 18, 2020  •  1 Comment
“The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” - Dorthea Lange Crash! I tentatively turn my body in the direction of the sound already aware of its cause. There, a few feet away in the rocks, lay one of my cameras, its lens akimbo. The camera had been capturing a time-lapse of the sunrise. The raging wind had pick...
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The Beginning

September 16, 2020  •  10 Comments
First Light on the Tetons | We were greeted to this fabulous panorama after several days of the valley being socked in. Behind our campsite, a hill rose up opposite the Tetons, affording a wonderful opportunity to get above the fog for first light. “Oh no.” My first words of the day. Five seconds of wakefulness had led me the two feet from o...
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Saving the Great Burn

April 11, 2020  •  3 Comments
"A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." - Howard Zahniser As a rule, I do my best to steer clear of potentially controversial issues on this...
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Pain and Encouragement

March 07, 2020  •  8 Comments
I have done a poor job of maintaining a rhythm with writing in the New Year. I have come to realize this is not because I don’t have anything to say, but rather that what I have to say isn’t terribly cheerful or photographically rich. Personally, I tend to avoid reading sad stuff and, I suspect, most people do too. Why would I produce something tha...
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