Miami Beach, Florida 15 June 2015

Mother sinking fast into dementia. Sister and I taking care of the bank, lawyer, bills, apartment, and lastly, in April of 2016 moving mother to assisted living.

Still-life in Restaurant

Table top in a restaurant shot while waiting for food to be served. It’s a really good vegan, vegetarian restaurant in Montpellier, France. Lots of joy to be found there. Yummy dishes, fresh fruit drinks, tea, carrot cake, and more.

Winter Trees : France

Shot from a moving train, the TGV up to Paris. Just spent the day there to meet a friend and returned home the same night. It’s rare for me to do so much travel in a day, near seven hours, but didn’t want to miss my friends passage through France.

Flowers Dead

Chez Chantal

Trees : Dark

Thoughts with my father today. He would have been 87. I don’t consider myself a landscape photographer. There are so many making beautiful landscape photos. I’m not one of them. But I walk through the woods when I have the chance and am always enthralled by nature. So this day, walking through the winter woods, I imagined the images in black and white. Dark….

Elegy to the French Republic 6

Stuck here in the gray areas. Days float by, roll by, sneak by and then it’s tomorrow. I keep reading, hearing all these words, ideas to express our emotions, our problems, our solutions. Tomorrow comes and it’s all the same. Again. It’s been such a long time since then. When we first met. Is there anybody we can see? It’s me and you but…

Bits of this and that

Since he died I’ve been feeling scattered. Attempts at trying to focus, to put my work into a collection, into some order have been failing. And even though I was working on black & white work before the summer, I’ve decided to fight that dark side of me and play with color. Therapy? Maybe. I’ve always loved rich color in my paintings, pastels. So…