From the monthly archives: February 2019

First, I want to say it’s a jolly good thing taking a photograph doesn’t drain the subject of its color, shape, or life as native peoples once thought. If so, this world would be an empty canvass with the advent of smart phones taking pictures at an extraordinary rate. All that color, movement, shadow, and […]

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Traveling again and for a long time, I feel the need to keep my blog going, but that takes time, and thought. All seems compressed while sight-seeing, eating, walking, eating, driving, eating, sight-seeing, eating, eating, eating. Oh, yeah, and drinking. Soon the pants don’t fit and the words won’t come. So, brevity seems the best […]

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Speak, Damn You!

February 9, 2019 by

I’ve been to Rome a number of times in my life, most recently in 2016. If possible, I like to visit the Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, where Michelangelo’s statue of Moses is located. The statue is phenomenal, of course, but there’s a particular reason for my fascination. If you look very carefully at […]

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