Authentically Yours – A Promotional Video for Washington County, MD

I created this video commissioned by  Visit Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland as part of their tourism promotional material.  I filmed all over Washington County for 15 months.  Documenting authentic connections between people and the places, highlighting accessible itineraries for individuals, groups, and families while attempting to showcase the inherent beauty of the many natural areas…

Beneath The Busy Surface Mind

Every moment new, fresh, never before and never again – yet so much of it I trade for the future or squander on futile attempts to rewrite the past.

Lost Until Found

What is it that calls to you, that calls to you from within your being?  What demands your attention so fiercely that you go to all lengths to avoid it?  What speaks so softly, so swiftly to your soul that just listening brings you to your edge and your eyes begin to weep?  This is where you should put your days efforts.  This is your soulcraft!

Original Instructions 

Springtime – a surge of life force awakens from dormancy full of inspiration hope and energy. The plants and the trees understand and work with the cycle of nature. They do not try to make spring forever time. And they have a process they follow as part of the cycle –  it’s what comes next;…

Moments – Fleeting and Unknown

This ever fleeting moment – a felt sense of eternity. And Forever-ness the nemosis of Now; a tonic we use to numb the mind from the burns from the comet – time.  Yet it is the very constancy of change that gives the flickers that dance across the night sky of our striatum it’s sweet…

An Antidote for the Burdened Heart

Nature has;  Her very Essence is the antidote for that sort of dull burden that accompanies the mind when it is preoccupied with the artificial in its attempt to resist the mundane.                 Tintern Abbey Though absent long, These forms of beauty have not been to me, As is…

Extraordinary Clarity

I came to know my father better in his death than I had in life.  Sad though I am  His Voice still now like the fog wrapped around the pine at the side of the house.  His body a constant spring of mouse trap pains -no more His love of life bigger than this world…

When You Are Old

  When you are old and grey and full of sleep,  And nodding by the fire, take down this book,  And slowly read, and dream of the soft look  Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep;  How many loved your moments of glad grace,  And loved your beauty with love false or true, …

Offset offering Time-stoping Moments in Photographs of the Every Changing Potomac River

  The time stoping moments in beautiful photographs of the every changing Potomac River is now being offered for purchase through the Offset Collection.  Offset offers authentic imagery by award-winning artists.     More about Offset: Offset artists are visual storytellers with a deep passion for their craft. Images in the Offset collection are gathered from world-class and award-winning…

An End A Beginning- A Beginning an End

Thirty-one years ago today I took up the practice of sobriety. A road that continually empties and refills from Grace. All of which seems to work best when I interfere the least.