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 down any indictments. […]

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, a 200mm telephoto and a 50mm. To load film […]

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 dedicated to latest updates to a political news […]

Old year out, new year in

With calendar year 2016 coming to an end at midnight Saturday, the usual attempt to look back at the previous 12 months is a mixture of grief, gratitude, anger, happiness and relief. Amy and I felt the pain of ¬†loss of too many people in 2016, including some she or I have known over the […]

Lady Buffs action: One win, one loss

The tough unbeaten Martinsville Bulldogs stayed unbeaten Thursday night as they downed the Floyd County Lady Buffaloes 59-47. Abby Belshan led FCHS scoring with 17 points and Michaela Thompson notched 13 in a hard-fought match. The JV Lady Buffs, however, had little trouble stomping the the visiting Martinsville team. The Buffs held the Bulldogs to […]