State of Emergency!

There was much buzz yesterday ahead of winter storm Remus. As a matter of fact, the governor of North Carolina...

Octavia

It seems that now every weather system that comes through needs a name. I remember when only hurricanes got named...

Don’t forget to look up

Sometime last year, in the summer perhaps, Vanessa and I were walking through Uptown Charlotte. I was showing her the...

Humans of New York

I’ve been following the Facebook Page, Humans of New York for a while now. I love it! I love it...

In the background is a paper mill, whose name escapes me, but whose smell never does. I work about one block to the left of that paper mill and when the wind blows that way, well, let’s just say that…

As any who has ever picked up a digital camera, especially a D-SLR, knows, there are seemingly gazillions of menu options. The camera can be customized to each individual’s taste. There are also different modes for special effects, in-camera editing…

In his most recent post, here, Doug Stockdale said: I just wanted to get a visualization of my feelings of detachment, separation anxiety, loneliness and sadness that occasionally came with my extensive travel. It is not a memoir, although it…

Charlotte I didn’t know which title to pick for this post. I had many to choose from: Self-Delusion, Denial, Economy, etc. I rarely read news, watch television, or listen to commercial radio, so lots of times, I’m out of the…

I’ve heard many times that you “should not” crop your pictures, but should get them right the first time, in camera. To that ‘rule’, I politely say: Hooey! There are, I find, many times when the in-camera crop is fine…