The Best Advice So Far: tradition - ornaments on Christmas tree

tradition

My friend Jed, whom I met this past year online, asked me if I'd be willing to write a short blog entry to be included on his site, wherein I would talk about one of my favorite holiday traditions. For anyone who knows me at all well, you'll understand what a challenge it presented, since he asked…


Close-up of camera lens in photographer's hands

how to get a shot

Today, I want to tell you how a seemingly simple thing – a photo – came into being. But zooming out (see what I did there?), it's really about how opportunity happens. I’m the kind of person who never had trouble with those old creative writing exercises where you were supposed to find comparisons…


in between

So, Thanksgiving was last week. Using my superpower-status deductive reasoning skills, I’ve concluded with reasonable certainty that Thanksgiving, then, is not also this week. And what a relief that revelation is! Sure, sure, I had a wonderful Thanksgiving with the best of people. But all that ……