Woodstock, Vermont Personal Art Photos

Wrapping up my trip to Vermont, I wanted to share a few personal photos. These images were captured with a Canon SD870 IS point and shoot camera while walking around Woodstock, Vermont. Woodstock is a quaint shire town that feels like stepping back in time. The architecture is amazingly rich…

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The Power of Words

"What are words for when no one listens its no use talking at all" Missing Persons Words are powerful. A well crafted turn-of-phrase has the power to impact lives. Too many becomes a bunch of noise. Can words become art? Wordle Continuing with my theme of Cinematic Wisdom, I recently…

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Geek Alert! Reviving my Apple Powerbook

It happens. Over time, everything will eventually fail, break down and fall apart. There's a word to describe it. Entropy. There is something special about items which have withstood the test of time. Sentimental and nostalgic---a well worn pair of shoes, a ragged sweatshirt. On a practical side, they're our…

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Cinematic Wisdom – The End is in the Beginning

My mornings begin with a cursory glance at The Columbian ending with the horoscopes. Today's words of wisdom rang with the resounding sound of truth. You have vision and talent. In stolen moments, you dream of your destiny. Someone might say you can't do it. That's the first sign that…

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Leap and the Net will Appear

Each year begins with a promise of new beginnings. We set goals and challenge ourselves to do better. Transitioning from one year into the next brings the opportunity to mark time and renew ourselves. "Leap and the net will appear!" Quotes are a favorite obsession of mine. I find inspiration…

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We Only Limit Ourselves

As this year comes to an end, I find myself reflecting on change. It's the one thing in life you can count on. As an artist, the struggle comes from a desire to grow, yet remain true to your original passion. When you take your art and create a business…

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Living Your Dream

While in Seattle, I had the opportunity to visit my friend Mat Hayward. A talented photographer who shoots weddings, sports (Seahawks), contributes to a stock agency, volunteers at the zoo, manages McGrath's Fish House, in addition to raising two daughters and being married to a beautiful woman. He's a very…

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Summer Madness at the Seashore

Summer hit full force in July. Today is the last day of the month and I'm still a little dazed with all that's happened the past 3 weeks. It started with a wedding on 07/07/07. Two days later, we drove to Seaside, Oregon for a week long family vacation. This…

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Happy Mother’s Day

There is nothing like a mother's love. Today we honor our mothers and let them know how much they mean to us. Moms...I hope your family got the memo that you were taking the day off, kicking back and letting the day take care of itself. I've been blessed with…

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Kansas City, Here I Come

In just a few short hours, my brother and I will be boarding a plane bound for Kansas City, Missouri. While I've enjoyed most of my adult life in the Pacific Northwest, I was born and raised in the Midwest, where I learned my work ethic and values. Something I'm…

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