Create: Paul Shappirio (Mom)

This book is a total heart breaker but also a living testament to why print platforms are so important. I don’t know Paul Shappirio, nor did I know his mother, but I can tell you with certainty that based on … Read More

Adventure: Moving On

With fall came the raking and burning of the dead, dry leaves. Building forts with Nick and Sarah, dad in his red and black checkered fall coat. Mom making pictures or going for long walks. Fingers cold in the afternoon … Read More

Adventure: What Must it Have Been Like?

Dad and I, Texas coast early 1980’s. What must it have been like? What must it have been like to be my father? There are my older brother and sister to consider. My brother had the most contentious relationship with … Read More

Adventure: Fishing, but why?

Deep in the heart of TEXAS….. Because I wanna catch fish? The outdoors is one of those things I find intensely amusing. Some people are very attached to being outdoors while others feel discomfort even leaving the pavement(I once had … Read More

Adventure: Texas Flyfishing

Yep, got a shot at my favorite Central Texas fish house. I’ve been here many, many times and always have fun. This day I got to take my wife, mother and sister. Knowing this I was prepared for nearly anything. … Read More

Creative: Update from Mom

I sent this photograph to my mother and this is what came back. Unedited. (I’m lazy.) I think my first grade picture. There was no kindergarten. Miss Mosher was my teacher. I remember something disappeared from someones desk. Miss Mosher … Read More

Creative: August Self-Publishing Project, Chapter Eleven

Shot by a six-year-old first time photographer. “What’s your favorite animal?” “Horses.” “What’s your least favorite animal?” “Horses?” “What?” “You said that was your favorite animal?” “No, silly, I said SNAKES.” My afternoon with the six-year-old began. “Can I use … Read More

Read: Snapshots and Postcards

Well, it appears as if 2016 is upon us and it’s not going anywhere. I was thinking maybe the world would end,but I’m getting notices for tax season, so apparently we are all to carry on as usual. I’m home … Read More