The Parlor

Is this room really a parlor? I don’t know. Just thought it was an interesting word to use giving an air of merry old England. But, I don’t know if parlors are an English thing or a new world thing. Whatever the name, it was a great place to relax, have coffee, tea, or a tidbit…

Ghosted In The Machine

Adjacent to the sunroom was this very white, very cozy living room. Soothing classical music played over the sound system the entire day.We were alone so I decided to play some camera games. Using a long exposure, I ghosted myself while my wife sat very still. I want it to have the effect of her…

Liqueur At the B&B

On our first night in Niagra Falls, New York, we stayed at Hillcrest, a lovely B&B owned and operated by the amazing Cassidy. She purchased and converted her grandparents home into this quaint and beautiful abode. This is the sunroom. I sat here, sipping an orange cordial while reading poetry by Chilean novelist, Roberto Bolaño. It…

It’s All About The People

I was told the best place to people watch in Virginia was at Virginia Beach where many interesting sorts visited. I went there on two separate occasions but found little the sparked my photographic interest. The people I saw would blend in with most any city in America. The one person of interest whom I…

The Virgen

In Latin America, the Virgen Mother, plays a close second to Jesus. She is so prominent, when I think of the Church in Mexico, the Virgen comes to mind before Jésus.  As a Christian with a Protestant bent, I don’t understand why one would ever pray to an intermediary to God instead of God himself.…