Currently, it’s pleasant outside. There’s a light breeze and some cloud cover, but nothing that looks ominous. Nothing that would indicate that two storms are bearing down on the Gulf of Mexico. Marco should make landfall late tonight and Laura at the next day. We will probably get a lot of rain, which is scary … More And now we wait.
There are a few frustrations in my life that gnaw at me. One is the fact that I cannot keep up with blogging consistently. I can write and teach courses on photography. I can create 40 pieces of self-portraiture in 40 days. I can organize exhibits, virtual and in-person. I can even create and compile … More I’m a terrible blogger
Has it been nearly two months since I have written for you here? It has. And I apologize. Actually, I don’t. It’s been busy and weird. Probably for you too. So, I think it’s time I reintroduce myself. I’ll do so in the format of “random questions” (though the questions aren’t really random, but carefully … More Hello, again. It’s me.
For your reference, before you begin reading: What are Schemas? I have been thinking about writing a post about “schema” and how all the experiences and knowledge we have build into ways we continue to interpret information – visually, in reading, and in future experiences. When I stood in front of a classroom of 30 … More How Experience Shapes our View
Who would have known that the first two weeks of “summer break” would be busier than all of “lockdown” so far? School supply drop off and pick up days, yearly checkups and appointments, consultations, and bribing my eldest child to allow herself to be photographed for an ongoing series… I am exhausted. Today was the … More Long time, no see
This is the eleventh part in a series of images and interviews about how life has changed (or not) during the COVID-19 quarantine. The purpose is to show how we’re all in this together and we’re not all that dissimilar. Nitashia Johnson is a photographer, artist, graphic designer, and a fresh voice for the Black … More Quarantine Chronicles #11 – Nitashia Johnson, Artist/Graphic Designer
Today is Mother’s Day. No long, drawn out post today except to say thank you to all the mothers out there that are doing it all. Single moms, working moms, moms just holding it together during this pandemic. Moms who are still just moms at heart with open arms and waiting wombs; moms who embrace … More Motherhood
This is the sixth part in a series of images and interviews about how life has changed (or not) during the COVID-19 quarantine. The purpose is to show how we’re all in this together and we’re not all that dissimilar. Elizabeth “Lizzy” Dupont is a resident in obstetrics and gynecology at a hospital in Boston, … More Quarantine Chronicles #6 – Lizzy Dupont, OB/GYN Resident
This is the fourth part in a series of images and interviews about how life has changed (or not) during the COVID-19 quarantine. The purpose is to show how we’re all in this together and we’re not all that dissimilar. Keisha Sykes and I attended school together – kindergarten through 12th grade – in a … More Quarantine Chronicles #4 – Keisha Sykes, Medicare Broker
Being under a government-mandated stay-home order has not been easy by any means. I understand why, and I will comply as long as is necessary. During this “challenging/unique” time (those are the words that the advertising copywriters are using interchangeably to describe the current state of the world), I have learned several things about myself. … More Things I’ve Learned During Quarantine