Jan
14

Winter Chill

Water color photo on a black and white day.

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Jan
13

Ever Green

Look closely enough, and you’ll find that even in a season of snow, there is color. Winter blooms.

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Jan
12

National Road, Fayette County Museum, Vandalia, Ill.

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Jan
11

National Road, Greenup, Ill.

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Jan
10

Vacancy

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Jan
09

National Road, Vandalia

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Jan
08

Sunshine State on a Budget

Although accommodations during last year’s trip to Florida were as advertised, somehow, we didn’t enjoy our “rustic lodgings furnished with outdoor equipment and excellent view of local wildlife” as much as we anticipated. Makes me glad we didn’t opt for the room with a view.

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Jan
05

St. Louis Skyline: Circa Someday

You’re heard the camera doesn’t lie? A lie in itself. In the right hands, a camera tells and sells lovely, comforting lies that all the world believes. With minimal effort, you can make an image from early this afternoon look like something shot years before you were born. Find a building with unusual features. It […]

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Jan
04

Lovely to Behold

An image  from the Vandalia Statehouse, Christmas season 2011. Had I been present the same December evening 175 years earlier, the room may have looked much the same. Candlelight: lasts moments, feels timeless. Pleasing contradiction, that. *** All the candles I’ve ever held have three things in common: wax, wicks and irony. Wax for the […]

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Jan
03

The Lion in Winter

This I shot in St. Louis, Mo., shortly before Christmas. The stone was old and weathered, the building known better days. Had Jacob Marley shown his face through the lion’s head, I’d have not been surprised. Anyone else sorry to see the season of Dickens falling behind us? Betting I’m the sole lot cast on […]

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Jan
02

Snow Angel

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Jan
01

Midnight Light

Out of time or just beginning? What say you?

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