Merry Christmas to All
Dec22

Merry Christmas to All

“Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values.”— Thomas S. Monson   Last year during the holidays, Mary and I were walking around Parker Colorado’s O’Brien Park and taking pictures of the park’s gazebo that was decorated and lit...

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Your Photographs Can Be a Gift to Others
Dec24

Your Photographs Can Be a Gift to Others

In the months following September 11th, 2001 I received a number of letters and e-mails from photographers expressing their views about the tragedy. Below is an e-mail from one of them and below that is my response. Even though the letter is many years old, I’m including it today in the hope that those of you who might be feeling depressed about the state of the world might have something to think about on how you can make a...

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Wordless Wednesday #88 “Father Christmas”
Dec11

Wordless Wednesday #88 “Father Christmas”

Continuing a series of holiday-themed Wordless Wednesdays with another image originally created for a series of posters commemorating the Georgetown, Colorado Christmas...

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A Christmas Message for Readers of this Blog
Dec25

A Christmas Message for Readers of this Blog

Originally posted here last Holiday season: During these holidays, September 11, 2001 may seem far away, while for others, it’s still fresh in their minds. In the months after September 11th, I received a number of letters and e-mails from photographers expressing their views about the tragedy. Below is an e-mail from one of them along with my response. Even though the letter is many years old, I’m re-posting it in the hope that those...

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