Why I Leica Flower… and a Good Camera Too…

Sometimes the right tool can indeed make quite the difference. I am a photographer. And, while I’ve been relatively happy with my iPhone SE 2020, the truth is that I have missed having a “real” camera. So, I finally decided to increase my toolkit a little bit. My grandfather had several Rolleiflexes and Leicas in… Continue reading Why I Leica Flower… and a Good Camera Too…

How I Travel… now…(an update, and a little explanation as to my recent absence from my site)

About three weeks ago, I learned a few very important life lessons. Sometimes the Universe or whatever has a way of getting your attention in pretty dramatic ways. For me, that occurred while driving my little truck/camper in the middle of the night through Mendocino County on the extremely winding Highway 253 from Ukiah to… Continue reading How I Travel… now…(an update, and a little explanation as to my recent absence from my site)

Look with Understanding…

“Don’t believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding. Find out what you already know and you will see the way to fly.” ― Richard Bach, Jonathan Livingston Seagull

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Visual Music: Dancing in the Moonlight by Jubel featuring Neimy (Revised)

My daughter while roller skating, reminded me of the joy of just simply moving to music. Oh yes. Dance. She was so adorable and cute when this song came on… Now, when I listen to this song, I remember her, but I also remember myself. young. melodramatic. hopeless romantic. love struck. hopeful. and yes, so… Continue reading Visual Music: Dancing in the Moonlight by Jubel featuring Neimy (Revised)

To Begin Again…

To Begin Again… Failure, and becoming derailedYour forward momentum stopsYour mind chaotic, one thought, “I’ve failed”Your spirit once high, yet now it drops To fail, many believe is the endYet, failure only occurs when one reachesTo avoid it, most their desires they bendBlind to what their experience truly teaches Listening to the cacophonous polyphonyOf thoughts… Continue reading To Begin Again…

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A Visual Interpretation of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto Number 2

Beauty is not always pretty. Pain and sorrow are just as much a part of the human condition as joy and happiness. In an age of short attention spans, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and the overall mishmash of social media, and so many sources of media clamoring for our attention, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concert No. 2 may… Continue reading A Visual Interpretation of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto Number 2