Age-related reflections

Age-related reflections

Attended visitation for an old friend, who died at age 70 in a nursing home of “an age-related illness,” his daughter in law said. Age-related: A term one lives with in later years. At 70, I hear my doctor — who is in his 80s — often tell me...
Time for a change?

Time for a change?

This web site has taken many forms over the years.  It was a business site that defined my free- lance activities in Washington, DC, over a 23 year period.  It was a blog for a while and even a news site but I have a hyperlocal site (Blue Ridge Muse) and a national...
Thoughts from the Blue Ridge

Thoughts from the Blue Ridge

  The time, the Walrus said, to speak of many things. I write more than I speak and most of what I have written about for more than five decades concerns politics, most often about the failure of the political system that drives and — I believe — is...
Enemy of the State

Enemy of the State

I’m less than a year from reaching my seventh decade of living. At 69, I will turn 70 by the end of the year, if I’m still breathing and above ground. I do so as “an enemy of the state.” No, a local or state or federal grand jury has not handed...
Canon fodder

Canon fodder

  My first “pro” single-lens reflex camera was the storied Nikon F, the SLR of choice for many in the news and photography business in the 1960s. My first “F” was a used one, purchased form a co-worker.  He also sold me a 28mm wide-angle lens,...
Loving what I do and doing what I love

Loving what I do and doing what I love

Sitting in my studio, taking a break from editing a documentary projects that, hopefully, will be completed something in 2017, and i realized that I have not updated my first-ever web site, this one, is a long time. Most early morning hours, before the sun rises, is...