In Flow 

An exploration and reflection on presence, suffering, and states of attachment; through the lenses of words and photograph.

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.

Common Market Coop: Share Our Strengths Creating Personal Value

What is an employee of the month recognition? Something I learned while photographing members of the produce department at The Common Market Co-op  in Frederick Maryland was that a recognition program can be good for business, the wellbeing of its people, and can create a regenerative process that enables two-way conversations with customers. 

Counter Intuitive 

We join spokes together in a wheel, but it is the center hole that makes the wagon move. We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness inside that holds whatever we want. We hammer wood for a house, but it is the inner space that makes it livable. We work with being,…

The Hidden Power of Vulnerability 

No living human has pardon from vulnerability. What if our key weaknesses are our strengths? The key is learning when we resist and or shut down.

Sentinel on the Coast

I am circling around God, around the ancient tower, and I have been circling for a thousand years, and I still don’t know if I am a falcon, or a storm, or a great song. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke Book of Hours When we know our place within the Timeline, are our battles with others…

Exploring The Near To Us

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. ~ T.S. Eliot in Four Quartets

Hiding and Seeking

The stranger within my body A binding tether to the complication That is the burden of pursued happiness  Contrived knitting; a self inflicted design When the truth is simple; The way out is through  And Joy unleashed percolates   Like yellow shadowed rain drops  On the pond encircled by steady daffodils.   

Early Spring?

 The wind knocks the white dogwood petals to the ground The way an old-school nun would rap the knuckles of a small school-boy The blooms a month early – frosted pre-dawn light This moment neither feeds narrative nor puts it asunder.  No Blame is held up as sacrament at Any or All.  There is just…