Out With The Old

This is the last day of the year per the Gregorian calendar. If I ruled the world, the last day of the year would fall on the shortest day of the year but I don’t rule the world so don’t get to make those decisions. Rome did once rule the known world (known meaning as…

Oranje Popsicle

I saw this woman on the train during one of the coldest days of December 2016. I like the color orange. It may be because I was born a ginger. It may be because sunrise and sunsets are magical. It may be because I used to love watching the Oranje (The Dutch National Football Team)…

City Center

The city center is a bustle of activity in the latter parts of the day peaking in the evening as the need for food peaks drawing the tourists to the many restaurants. We were strolling past the outdoor cafes when I was asked, in German if I spoke German. I answered, “Nine” which is no…

My Favorite Doorway

Of all the doors I photographed in Chefchaouen, this one at the entrance to the guest house was my favorite. I like the designs and the mixture of white and blue. I also like the pattern of rocks making up the entrance way. For some reason, this setup makes me think of Christmas.

Blue Becomes Purple

During the night, artificial lights illuminate the streets of the Blue City. The temperature of the light turns the blue walls purple to the naked eye, a color more pronounced in pictures. The city took on an otherworldly feel after dark.

Not All Christmas’ Are Merry

If you look closely at this picture you will notice the syringe in his right hand. It’s empty. Based on his grogginess for the few moments he became semi-coherent enough to flush out the needle with some water he had stored in the remains of a pop can, I assume he was either on heroin…