Nothing to Say

I’ve been pondering sharing some thoughts on the inaugural weekend for much of the day, but the more I see how people are treating one another the more frightened I am to say anything. Frightened to say anything because of the fury and disdain I see Donald Trump’s supporters direct toward detractors. Frightened because of…

Team Headache

Last week, Colin Kaepernick, after struggling publicly with the plight black Americans for some time, decided his conscience required him to make a stand. So he remained seated during the playing of the National Anthem during a 49ers preseason game. And the Internet lost it’s collective mind. First, as the name of that end of…

Anxiety in photography

On Monday I took the opportunity to take an image I’ve been eying all Summer long. The Rancocas Creek, which separates Delanco and Riverside, NJ is a beautiful body of water, and the view from the Delanco Bridge is quite stunning. I wanted to capture an image of the creek while the boats were still…

Crossing Bridges – Civic Duty

My recent post, “Crossing Bridges,” dealt with an encounter I had with some local Bridge Police after a photography session on the Tacony-Palmrya Bridge. The encounter was largely positive, as the officers professionally responded to a 911 call, but during our conversation some incorrect information about “what Homeland Security says” was passed on. Namely, that pictures…

Crossing Bridges

Surprise! Today we have a special bonus post! Last night my neighbor and I took advantage of an absolutely stunning evening to do something I’ve wanted to do ever since I moved to Palmyra. We walked the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge into Pennsylvania. Because we both share photography as a hobby we took our cameras. The Sun…

Freedom

The “Ground Zero Mosque” thing has gotten out of hand. We have freedom of religion in this country, and this emotional appeal against this mosque/community center flies in the face of the constitution. I wish my fellow Christians who are up in arms, who often complain about NIMBY when it’d leveraged against US, would see…