Stumbled into journalism by way of humor writing. Ended up in rural North Central Ohio so I could be close to the rivers I love and away from the cities I hate. Working for a pittance to hold me over from canoe trip to canoe trip. Canoeing's answer to a ski bum. One day I'll throw my shit in my c...
Here are a few shots from a recent canoe trip. Posted them on Facebook and they got a good response. Smokestack reflection — Conesville Power PlantSunset at my Tyndal campsiteFoggy morning — Muskingum River near Ellis Dam Like this:Like Loading... Related
The roads less taken and the cars that took them – Austin-Healey My friend, Greg, and I saw several Austin-Healeys tooling around Loudonville yesterday. This morning I followed the signs — British flags mounted on wooden stakes — to Mohican State Park Lodge. There’s a rally at the lodge this weekend. What a treat to have them here, all in one place. Here are a few photos I took of these magnificent little beasts. Squirrel’s-eye view.
I reached a plateau with my photography. More like running into a wall. In the past two months, I put some of my photos out there — for sale and contests. From the feedback and spending more time analyzing my photos, it occurred to me that not all of them have that WOW! factor. A small percentage, really. I found myself shutting down. I was no longer content to take shots that might not meet that standard. Today, I disabused myself of that notion.
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Selecting a term
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