09/11/01: One day that changed America forever

September 11, 2001: A clear, crisp fall day in Washington, DC, and New York. I was shooting a routine photo assignment in the District when my Blackberry went off. “Explosion a the Pentagon” the message read. I walked out on the street and looked towards Virginia. Smoke snaked into the air from the direction of […]

Remembering September 11, 2001

The morning of September 11, 2001, dawned clear and crisp. A bright, blue sky overhead as I drove into Washington, DC, headed for the State Department for a routine assignment shooting a ceremonial function: a quiet day. Or so I thought. Shortly after 9:30 a.m., the Blackberry on my belt, vibrated, signalling the arrival of […]

Conspiracy theory du jour

Dan Casey over at The Roanoke Times pokes some fun today at the latest conspiracy theory — a takeover of U.S. society through the United Nations Agenda 21. Tea Party groups in Virginia — including the Floyd County chapter — cite Agenda 21 as a threat to property rights and individual freedoms. Some speakers at […]