Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

Some people keep a written documentary, some a visual one. I happen to be someone who keeps both. As you know, if you’ve followed this blog or my work at all, a lot of my images feature my children, which elicits comments such as “Wow. Don’t you have enough photos of your kids?” or “Geesh, …

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When local farmer Scott Walrath recently told me farmers are stupidly in love with farming, I totally got it, maybe more than others who aren’t farmers would. For a long time I was in love with print journalism and now it, and farming, are two dying ways of life. I say ways of life because …

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The line to the funeral home stretched down a long sidewalk to the driveway and inside there were more lines, weaving through rooms, people waiting to tell his family what he had meant to them. We only have one life to live and he’d lived his well. Was he perfect? No human is. But he …

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I scroll down the page and my heart sinks. Here I am again, feeling left out and less than. A group of photographers met up and their meeting was full of creative opportunities. They’re all sharing photos and gushing about the chance to expand their artistic wings. Comments on each other’s photos range from “amazing!” …

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