Boondock Ramblings

Let’s focus on living instead of dying

People are depressed. I mean it, people. People all around me are depressed. I can’t turn around without someone standing there or writing somewhere that they are in mourning. The people who are having family members dying, or… Read More

Stuffed Friends

He listened to hear. Remembering a Wyalusing treasure

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… Read More

Navigating life with “only” two children

We only have two children in our family which means getting out the door to go somewhere 45 minutes away shouldn’t be such an ordeal. But it is. “Do you have the diaper bag?”“Did you get your toys… Read More

A Day to be Boys | Child Photographer Chemung NY

It was one of those warm Fall days that reminds you of summer, but not so much you wish it was cooler. It was a day to be boys. They were boys being boys on a playground and… Read More

Why I photograph | Pennsylvania Photographer

Recently I’ve been watching photography documentaries and reading about various photographers and why they photograph. Consequently, I’ve been thinking about why I fell in love with photography It’s pretty simple. I wanted to document life, my life and… Read More

Finding joy. Even in winter.

I’m not a fan of winter. Winter depresses me. It is cold, obviously, void of sun,most of the time and it is long and dreary and yucky and I hate it — so there. I thought I would… Read More

The Week in Focus | Sept. 20 to Sept. 27

The days sometimes seem long, but oh, they are so short in reality. How fast my littlest is growing, how quick she is moving. In two more days she is officially one. Someday I’ll have to write her… Read More

fearless | Pennsylvania documentary photographer

Deuteronomy 31:6Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” You are fearless. But that makes me fearful… Read More