If you read this blog at all, you know I am a big fan of the photographer Robert Adams. I am happy to call him both a hero and a friend. A number of times over the years, I’ve ventured into his book Turning Back: A Photographic Journal of Re-Exploration. It’s one of his books from … More Inherently Fragmentary
It’s been quite a long time since I’ve posted anything here, over 5 months, but I am trying to get back at it. I had a dream last night that I wanted to get down, and that seems like a reasonable place to get started again. Before going into the dream, it requires a little … More Dream Time
When I was still a student in high school, I participated on a summer trip for students. We spent about 6 weeks traveling from Athens to London, with stops in Italy, Austria, Germany, France, and Brussels. This was really an eye-opening experience for me. Not only was it my first experience abroad, but it was … More Religious Studies
I recently revisited a post I published here close to 8 years ago (included below). In light of some recent days in which some pieces of a past self resurfaced in very tangible ways, coupled with some clear questions of my future, it felt like a similar moment in time. A harmonic convergence once again. … More Harmonic Convergence Redux
New interview with me published in the most recent Ithaca Times! Please take a look!!
If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace. Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space I became aware of something today. Or at least more aware than usual of something I understand in … More The Psychology of Places
The following text was written at the Bintang Cafe in Yogyakarta, Central Java, in June 2011. The poem quoted in this passage is from The Host by William Carlos Williams. The photographs here were all made in Yogyakarta and Bandung, West Java in the spring of 2014 (though I just finished the prints in the last couple … More A Night at the Bintang Cafe (Revisited)