Christmas 2021

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            Hours, days, months, a year             The world rocked with so many tears             We look to the skies and wonder anew             When will life be back to what we once knew             In this advent season we remember             The Son of God who dwelt among us             God’s love and mercy… Continue reading Christmas 2021

Magnetic Nostalgia

Before Star Citizen, there was Wing Commander. More than three decades old, the discs are still readable! No demagnetizers allowed nearby. Got hold of an old motherboard with a floppy controller. Go through the filing cabinet and get the floppy cable. Attach the cable to an artifact of my youth. And voila! No, I’m not… Continue reading Magnetic Nostalgia

A Can’t Miss Exhibit at the NGA

The New Woman Behind The Camera is currently running at the National Gallery of Art, in the West Wing. A great collection of photographs from some of the greatest photographers of the twentieth century. You’ll recognize some of the names and many of the images. And be surprised and marvel at the works (and experiences)… Continue reading A Can’t Miss Exhibit at the NGA

Obsession

The pandemic has been soul crushing. As a distraction, I decided to buy a photo book. And then another. And then another. I sold some of my old leather bound Easton Press books to free up space. And to fund the book buying binge. I’ve come to realize that collecting books is a good thing,… Continue reading Obsession

A Plaintive Plea

The pandemic has been raging for over a year now. Too many people have died. Lives and livelihoods destroyed. Economic disparities have become more pronounced. Politics has gone haywire, civility has been lost. Where shared misery once made people care for one another and help others, the lockdown has exacerbated division. People in their tribes… Continue reading A Plaintive Plea

The Huntley Triple Stack

A Roseate Spoonbill managed to find its way to Huntley Meadows. It’s been in the wetlands for a week now. Needless to say, the whole birding community in the area is abuzz. A lot of photographers have taken their cameras and tripods, in all hours of the day, to get a picture (well, hundreds of… Continue reading The Huntley Triple Stack

Macro Lens Bird Photography

The swallows are all over the place at Huntley Meadows. They move swiftly through the air, their orange and blue colors shifting like the spectrum Edwin Hubble once saw. Their blue and white brothers are just as swift and try as I might, I consider it a lucky happenstance if I am able to capture… Continue reading Macro Lens Bird Photography