This is Coney. She is the most loyal and loving dog ever. She gives me the saddest eyes in the world when I leave for work but how she greets me when I come home is one of the coolest types of happiness you can experience.  I wonder how I went most my life without it. I’m lucky to have her. That’s all. Just…

Standing Proud For Good Reason

Every crew member of Life Star plays a vital role in their goal of saving lives. They are truly inspirational.  

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.” Albert Einstein

One of the images from some work I’ve been messing around with seeing how long exposures can alter what we see, creating a separate reality.

Do not despair of life. Think of the fox, prowling in a winter night to satisfy his hunger. His race survives. I do not believe any of them ever committed suicide. – Henry David Thoreau

Play With Fire

I saw something looking back at me in my wood stove the other night. My first response was “wow, that’s pretty cool” but then my dog left the room and I started thinking about a fire extinguisher.

I woke up on the roadside Daydreamin’ ’bout the way things sometimes are. Dylan – “Idiot Wind.”  

Pile of leaves attack two people in parking lot

Bystanders were shocked when a seemingly harmless pile of leaves decided to rise up and attack two people walking through a parking lot on their way into work this morning.  We’ll have more news on this breaking story as fall continues…  

Looking Back

In shared stories of how you touched us all, and in silence, you are forever in our hearts.


Whenever I hear of an artist dying, somewhere within those first few moments of disbelief my mind takes me straight to the fact that they will no longer be able to do “their thing” and we will never see them in another movie or play, hear another song, see another photograph etc. Every time I see something about Philip Seymour Hoffman’s passing it’s hard…

A preview of my upcoming book, “Plants from my Nightmares.”

The plant spent the summer on the deck, and grew tall. Then a squirrel knocked it over and the cracked pot revealed all the root growth that had taken place.  I could get philosophical about how true growth comes from within and that without firmly planted roots…but I’d rather just simply say that this plant is creepy…and therefore it is my new favorite.