Cow time

I admit I’m fascinated with the cows. They demonstrate how close India still is to agrarian, even in the cities. But they also add surprise and unexpectedness into daily life, and that has its own life. Cows can be anywhere – on 20mph roads (where you go at least 40),...

9 Dogs, 1 Rat and a Cow

I’m in India for the second time for a work trip, an hour outside New Delhi. It’s no surprise that the extreme poverty is the most distressing part of the trip, and it’s as terrifying as it was 2 years ago. Despite what appears to be homelessness, but might in part be...

Glass

I headed down to Tacoma’s Museum of Glass on what I thought would be the last day of sun until the new year. Halfway to Tacoma a huge fog bank enveloped the highway, and spread over Tacoma as well. I’ve always loved the joyful play of light and color that...

More exciting news

I just heard from Photo Center NW that I got three pieces in this year’s Metro bus shelter panorama class project’s selection. I got one piece in last year, partially because I didn’t realize I could submit images that weren’t landscapes....

L.A. barrier broken

I got a photo into a juried exhibit in Echo Park, LA, CA. It’s a flower photo – and a second got into the online annex: www.1650gallery.com. The exhibit is called Flower Power and will be up mid-December. It’s available to view online now. I’m...

My Dad images

For my UW certificate class, I created a series of images based on old photos my mom had of my dad while he was serving in WWII. I also scanned in pages of his notes and doodles, and various of his other effects. I took photos of an old typewriter to substitute for...

Not in Hawaii

We only got to spend 1 out of 2 weeks in Hawaii this past spring. Most unfortunate, but I know I’ll go back; it’s photographic heaven. The Big Island was amazing – so full of unexpected treats and beauty everywhere. I especially loved the difference...

Inspiration

I watch a few sites that list calls for artists every two weeks or so. To my surprise, I’ve found inspiration for new work in those calls. One was to explore the water’s edge, and this inspired my entire Waterline project, which I still am excited about....