The Most Influential Blogs of 2012 is my tribute to some of the finest work on the web done by caring curators of quality and passion. These individuals and their work gives me cause to pause on my birthday today to celebrate along with them because of what their influence means to my work. For those of you looking to find truth in advertising, look no further than these fantastic sites. [Read more...]
I decided to do an impromptu hike the other day in Evergreen, Colorado. The Three Sisters open space at around 8200 feet in elevation made for a lovely start to my day until a sudden storm sent me fleeing towards the parking area where I found this boarded barn that appears to have housed The Evergreen Parks and Rec District or at least at one time was part of their system. (click any image to enlarge and use the “back” button to return to the post) [Read more...]
I found your flower on this aged image
in the restroom of a hipster douche dive
I could not have been more pleased
With its pistils and leaves
which confirmed you are most certainly
alive. [Read more...]
To celebrate 20 years of Italy Travel I present you 20 years of Me As you can see I still love cameras and sunglasses.
in the streets of life and only
so little solace
(Photo by Juliet Housewright from her upcoming blog SCHMEE JOURNEYS) [Read more...]
Mike as many of you is the king of door photos. I found this door to be an appropriate beginning to this little photo post dedicated to a wonderful new friend and talented blogger.
Of course the best shots I took all day with my iPhone (D7000 shots coming for Haiku Sunday) were portraits of Mike. I promised not to post any of these without his approval so perhaps they will make it in Sunday’s edition.
Cheers to you Mike! [Read more...]
As some of you who have been reading a bit know, I am not much for the blog awards; or at least that is what I espoused. I am now changing my tune. I was too new to understand what this meant and way too self-focused to notice that I was ignoring the most important aspect of life as a blogger: community.
It is the community of creative and curious friends that has kept my streak of posts, laughs, comments, and vision for the future alive. It is this community of true kindred spirits that has influenced me to believe in my work and that I am not nearly as alone on the planet as I had believed. In fact, I may even go so far as to say I like people more than I did 3 months ago because of all of you. [Read more...]