Valued Upbringing

Valued Upbringing

Posted by on Sep 9, 2013 in A Passing Glimpse

The morning air was fresh as I sat on the porch chair overlooking the lake. I took a sip of coffee from either my second or third cup. A fresh pot was brewing. This is my studio for the week. Taking another sip, I noticed the package with three paintbrushes that have never left the […]

A Father’s Nightstand

A Father’s Nightstand

Posted by on Jul 20, 2013 in A Passing Glimpse

Though the sound of my alarm clock indicates time moving forward, little changes on a father’s nightstand.

A Father’s Reflection

A Father’s Reflection

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in A Passing Glimpse | No Comments

While testing my new old school Gossen Luna Pro light meter for the first time yesterday, I was greeted by two highlights. First were the rich and deliciously true light readings for my camera’s exposure settings. The second came with one of the test shots, unveiling a haunting resemblance of my father through my reflection.

blue collared hero

Posted by on Jun 17, 2012 in A Passing Glimpse | No Comments

My father meant the world to me. As years continue to pass, I’ve come to understand that more and more. Dad was a regular blue-collar kinda guy. He worked hard with his hands, and loved his family. He was also known to have a few days when he was the farthest thing from being an […]

life path and a promise

Posted by on Mar 20, 2012 in A Passing Glimpse, self portrait | 2 Comments

I’ve rarely given much thought about the motivation driving me to place one foot in front of the other. I take it for granted as something I’m simply expected to do. Through my years of parenting, I did my best to be the father that I wanted to be, a good one. Looking back now, […]

defining self. remembering others.

Between the news I heard last week and the question I was asked this morning, I’ve spent much of today taking a far closer look than normal at myself. Following my morning coffee, weeding through emails, and a few good morning kisses from the pups, I headed out the door for Sunday worship. Recently I’ve missed […]