Cherry Blossom Morning

These scenes are achingly beautiful and SO very short.


This young lady was photographed through a diner widow. Lost in thought with her book and a bottle of water, she seems totally unaware of her surroundings or the guy with a camera taking her picture.

Spring In The Public Garden

It’s in the 40s today but Boston’s public garden couldn’t be more lovely.


Rain, rain and more rain soaks us, yet the colors of spring turn the gloom into glory. “Harshness vanished. A sudden softnesshas replaced the meadows’ wintry grey.Little rivulets of water changedtheir singing accents. Tendernesses, hesitantly, reach toward the earthfrom space, and country lanes are showingthese unexpected subtle risingsthat find expression in the empty trees”….Rilke

Pulling Weeds

“What is essential to practice the Tao is to get rid of cravings and vexations. If these afflictions are not removed, it is impossible to attain stability. This is like the case of the fertile field, which cannot produce good crops as long as the weeds are not cleared away.  Cravings and ruminations are the weeds of the mind; if you do not clear…

The Blue Cloud and The Coffee Cup

Why does it have to make sense? Life doesn’t. Lighten up, smell the fresh coffee and follow blue clouds whenever you see them.

Worried Blonde

There’s a particular stairway in the old section of Petaluma, CA that’s quite narrow. I have found that by standing right at the top of it, I’m often able to take some pretty good candid portraits of people climbing it. The dark smudges on the wall behind them as they crest the landing makes a rather good background. This lady with the furrowed brow…


A tomato slice, that’s all. Or is it?

Geometry Lesson at the Hess Collection

It’s not about the tones or the colors. It’s about the lines and their relationships. Period end of story