Yearly Archives: 2006

68 posts

More Christmas, Less Cold, Less Snow

Some people seem to think it’s not Christmas if you don’t have snow and your nose isn’t in danger of frostbite. I wondered what it would be like to have Christmas in California. I thought it would be odd, slightly less Christmasy. I had only one taste of the warm […]

Jingle Bells are Ringing

Nothing kicks off the Christmas season like Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer. In the South you’ll hear that song a million times on the radio during the month of December. Outside the South, well, I’m happy iTunes had the song. Which is what got me thinking about the […]

Turkey Day has come and gone

Thursday was spent stuffing ourselves silly — well, not really. I never got extremely full like I usually do. So let me revise… Thursday was spent grazing on oysters, grits, and bloody marys, cheese, wine, mashed potatoes and gravy, prime rib and pie. It was a good day, not hectic, […]

Fun Times

Last weekend I went to a wedding. It was the first of my college friends to get married (actually, I think it may be the first of my friends that are my age to get married). I arrive in St. Louis, the first time setting foot in Missouri since leaving […]


I enjoy spirits of all kinds. It’s one of the few themes I can see throughout my work. Spirit in all of its definitions though. Spirits of the alcoholic kind, spirits that like to haunt, “religious” spirit, the spirit that exists inside of all objects. Capturing spirits on film is […]

My dog is needy

That’s the only time he’ll jump into the bed with me. When he’s needy and upset. This time it was because the man of the house was gone. It took 2 1/2 weeks of him being gone before he would jump into bed. Milo’s on the lookout though, now that […]