Nighttime Playground

I’ve been a little behind in posting the images from the iPhone Eternal Childhood series to the blog. Here’s one I did a couple months ago: “Nighttime Playground.” Each night, the Moon kisses secretly the lover who counts the stars. ~~RumiRead more

Eternal Childhood: Phases

A recent iPhone creation, using one of the photos I took last Sunday at Jones Bridge Park in Norcross, Georgia. It’s a part of a new series, Eternal Childhood, which explores the magic of childhood–a magic than can exist in every moment, even for adults. “Resolve to be always beginning—to be a beginner!” –Rainer Maria RilkeRead more

2015’s First issue of Creative Thresholds

In November 2012 I started an arts-literary blog called Creative Thresholds in order to promote and (hopefully) inspire artists, writers, and other creatives. It comes out the second and fourth Thursday of every month. Today the first issue came out and it’s fantastic! Michael S. Church shares his masterful, provocative collages. aima peintar (Marcella Casu) invites us to explore the inside of the line in her tantalizing drawings. It’s a full, rich issue. Check it out!     Read more

New Digital Series: Thru the Net

For the past few months I’ve been reading Martin Heidegger’s Being and Time with a friend. What’s fascinated me is how revolutionary his idea of being-in-the-world really is—not just vis-à-vis the philosophical tradition but even now, both philosophically and in our “everyday world” assumptions. I’ve begun a digital series called “thru the net” that explores and plays with the idea of “Being-in-the-world” as the “fundamental constitution of Dasein.”Read more

In and Out of the Frame: The Beginning

“Look!” Mom pointed. An evening storm had expanded the horizon—here, the meeting of sea and sky—and given the scene the quality of an abstract painting, something like a Rothko, but horizontally oriented. I’d never seen anything quite like it on one of our annual family beach vacations in North Myrtle Beach, SC. The colors of sea and sky, at a distance, uniform within themselves, were joined by a fuzzy but definitely defined dark blue belt. The belt waxed and wanedRead more