Model, Painter, Rebel

Spent the morning surrounded by the works of this force of nature, Suzanne Valadon — a much sought-after model who became an excellent painter in her own right (despite the protests of the male artists and bloated critics around her). Among other fingerprints she placed in her art (which we could discuss at great length,Continue reading “Model, Painter, Rebel”

Bar Art, Cont’d

Came across this wonder along the narrow walking path leading to the tented performance space where we enjoyed some local bands (after a long day of walking around college campuses with Child #2). Not to put too fine a point on it, but there weren’t, aren’t, and likely never shall be any busses here. IContinue reading “Bar Art, Cont’d”

And This House Just Ain’t No Home

Ain’t no sunshine when she’s goneIt’s not warm when she’s awayAin’t no sunshine when she’s goneAnd she’s always gone too longAnytime she’s goes away Bill Withers If you’re a regular reader, you are aware that my eldest furry resident has been angling to keep me away from all thoughts and actions in any way wanderlusty.Continue reading “And This House Just Ain’t No Home”

Whither Thou Goest – Don’t Go

Clearly I haven’t been spending enough time with him lately. (Spoiler: I’ve been spending a ridiculous amount of time with him lately, but Mr. Short Term Memory Loss doesn’t register that.) Either that or he senses another vacation is around the corner, and is doing his best to interfere. Shot on Pixel 6 Pro.

Hotel Habits

I have a few rituals when I check into my temporary lodgings while on a faraway adventure, but today’s shot is dedicated to my two favorites. First, I love to soak up that delicious emotion of not knowing where anything is, and having to feel your way around an often labyrinthine floor plan, where everyContinue reading “Hotel Habits”

More Than Meets The Eye

One of my favorite parts of photography is when you can expose your favorite part of a thing, the pieces of your visual field that are totally and utterly drawing you in. At its best, photography is something more than capturing an objective reality – it’s taking what anyone can see with their own eyes,Continue reading “More Than Meets The Eye”