Tag Archives: memories

The B Team

I bought the tulips for my aunt and uncle’s anniversary party this past Saturday.  They have been married 59 years.  By the time I got there, my father and sister Colleen were already leaving.  We met in the road and … Continue reading

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Alive and Well

I am back from Maine where I spent hours measuring and capturing light. I photograph with film and part of that decision is I need the slow, deliberate process of thinking of nothing but light. I stand in fields or … Continue reading

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Memories of measured time.

The summer of 2010 was one of the hottest and personally cruelest in memory. Hundreds or maybe thousands of cicadas droned on in the heat with a high-pitched buzz that burrowed into my brain. The hum of the cicadas, not … Continue reading

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Put on a Hefty trash bag, run with all of your might, scream at the top of your lungs and dive off the top of a snow packed hill.  Once you reach bottom, laugh so hard that you can hardly … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

Last month I left on a business trip Monday night and returned Thursday evening to an answering machine filled with messages.  Ten in total.  The first went something like this: “Ahhh, hello?  Is this Mae?  This is James.  I’m looking … Continue reading

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