a glimpse of the sunrise from the Londontowne, Md., just before the rain came.

it only takes a minute

it only takes a minute to capture those special moments in life. that sounds obvious, but think about it. fleeting moments pass us throughout the day. how many do we actually get see in the course of 24 hours? and how many do you miss? i would venture to say we miss more than we…

a cloudy Valentine's Day sunrise in Londontowne, Md.

Head in the Clouds

i don’t know why, but i’ve always been fascinated by clouds. in fact if memory serves – which is doesn’t always – i think i did a report on clouds back in the 2nd or 3rd grade. or maybe it was about trees. i’m not sure. obviously the information that i briefly retained for said…

A panoramic view of Glebe Bay in Londontown, Maryland.

Sunrise Surprise

My bed was mighty comfy this morning when my alarm clock went off at 6, but my camera had been shouting my name for days. You see, I have a love/hate relationship with the cold – it loves me and I hate it.  Since Old Man Winter first choked his icy grip on Maryland a…

To be or not to be? That is my question

I’m not sure how I feel about this image. I like the clouds, and I like the reflection in the water, but are they enough to carry it? Does converting it to black and white do it any favors, or do I retain the dull color tone of the original? Sometimes subdued color tone really…

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Conversations with Yoko Ono

Conversations with Yoko Ono If you asked my friends and family what is one thing they think of when they think of me, it would probably be The Beatles and John Lennon. After all, my daughter is named after Lennon’s mom (and her great-grandmother), and at the ripe age of 4 she is already well-versed…

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Hercules 2014: The Snow Effect

It came with little fanfare and a few “what ifs”, but – surprise, surprise – we’re living in a Winter Wonderland this morning. It’s funny, it almost never fails: When Mr Weatherman calls for a blizzard, we get rain. Dustings turn into historic events. A drizzle becomes a monsoon. You get the idea. Such is…